Marshall Plan

March 15, 1947 - Living In A Post-War World.
March 15, 1947 - Living in a Post-War World. Cold War news. Big Four Conference. Palestine question. War Crimes trial in Tokyo. Fighting in China between Government and Communists. Revolts in South America. Foreign Aid to Greece and Turkey. Blizzards in Wales. Floods in East London. Read more...
March 6, 1948 - Cold War And Filibuster.
March 6, 1948 - The Cold War and The Filibuster. Reports of communists infiltrating West German labor unions. Coup in Czechoslovakia. Palestine Partition left up to U.S. and USSR. Filibuster heating up on Capitol Hill, being led by Dixiecrats against Civil Rights legislation. Three Power Conference on Germany held in London without Soviet Union. Harry Bridges ousted as CIO President. Read more...
June 23, 1947 - Taft-Hartley And Greeks Bearing Gifts.
News of the day for June 23, 1947 - The Taft-Hartley bill becomes law with Senate overriding Truman's veto. Supreme Court upholds Lea Act in reaction to AF of M rules and upholds government right to drill for oil in California's tidelands. The Marshall Plan getting a going over in Europe. Stepped up calls for Universal Military Training and the Customs office is flooded with packaged of food from Greece. Read more...
June 7, 1947 - The Acrid Aroma Of Scandal And Turmoil.
News of the day for June 7,1947. Boston Mayor James M. Curley files petition for Presidential pardon amidst Mail Fraud scandal. Eva Peron chats it up with Pope Pius XII for 27 minutes. Gen. MacArthur wants Okinawa and neighboring islands in U.S. possession. Ethiopia blasts Marshall Plan for leaving out Africa. Capitol Hill calling for halt to oil exports in lieu of domestic oil shortage. And the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers target St. Louis with raging flood waters. And it was 100 degrees in Paris. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - What November 26th Sounded Like In 1947
Newstalgia Reference Room - November 26, 1947 - it may be the day after Thanksgiving where you are, but if you were in 1947, it hadn't happened yet. On this day they were mulling over The Marshall Plan, Foreign Aid and political skirmishes over the budget. And the Cold War was busy getting colder. Read more...

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Contemplating The Marshall Plan In September 1947
The Marshall Plan And Your Pocketbook - a panel discussion from September 27, 1947 on the effect of the Marshall plan on the U.S. economy and what was needed for Post War Europe. Read more...
Countdown's Worst Persons and surprisingly the number two spot instead of number one went to George Bush for this. Bush: War Boosts The U.S. Econom Read more...
Trying On Foreign Policies - 1950
(Korea: Police Action - swore up and down we'd be there a few weeks) Note: This is a repost from last November, but the misfires linger on. Our le Read more...
Weekend Talk Shows Past - Meet The Press - Sen. Claude Pepper - 1947
(Sen. Claude Pepper - withstood many attempts at mud-slinging) It's always interesting (and sometimes gratifying) to hear Sunday Morning talk shows Read more...