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Arthur A. Bardos

Retired Foreign Service Officer, served mostly with the late U.S.Information Agency–in Vienna, Austria (twice); Casablanca, Morocco; Paris, France; Conakry, Guinea; Saigon, Vietnam; Brussels, Belgium; Ankara, Turkey–as well as in Washington and, as Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, in Medford, MA. Born in Budapest, Hungary, educated there, in France, at the University of Southern California, the University of Indiana, Harvard, and at the State Department’s Senior Seminar in Foreign Policy. Served in the U.S. Army in World War II in the European Theatre.


Reunion In Budapest

There has been more mail from Budapest since the Hungarians tore down the barbed wire, visual symbol of the Iron Curtain, and opened their frontier with Austria to thousands of East Germans fleeing their country through Hungary to the West. That wa [...]