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when: 09/26/2017 | 07.00 PM h - 09.00 PM h  
Event title The Zimmerman Telegram
Where: Wright Museum - Wolfeboro
Category: Special
Event description:
Tuesday, September 26, 7:00 – 9:00 pm 
The Zimmerman Telegram, 1917
Presented by Professor Douglas Wheeler

"British Naval Intelligence's interception. decoding and 'leaking'  of the famous Zimmermann telegram of 1917 became one of the principal factors and foreign policy catalysts which influenced the United States to enter World War I on the Allied side. This lecture will also show the significance of this secret intelligence operation in the earlier stages of contemporary signal warfare and in how secret intelligence services build expertise in an effort to discover enemy plans and intentions. In addition, it is a case study in how intelligence services endeavored to manipulate "public opinion."  a new factor in warfare."  

Dr. Douglas Wheeler has been a member of the History faculty at UNH, Durham since 1965 and continues to lecture for NH Humanities Council, and Durham's Active Retirement Association. He is the author of many articles and chapters and nine books. Wheeler served in U.S. Army Intelligence, 1963-65. He has been a consultant on international affairs for the Department of State and the C.I.A., analytical division.

Location Wright Museum
Homepage: http://www.wrightmuseum.org  
City Wolfeboro
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