Officials at USAID warned that favoring Christian groups in Iraq could be unconstitutional and inflame religious tensions. When one colleague lost her job, they said she had been “Penced.”
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.
February 23, 1975 - calls to send Military aid to South Vietnam. Kissinger returns from Middle East "hopeful". Ethiopia ask U.S. for arms against militants in Eritrea province. Judge Sirica hands down sentences for Watergate figures. New tensions in Cyprus. Outlawed strikes in Spain go on anyway. Persian Gulf region under scrutiny for continued arms sales. Another lovely day in the neighborhood.
News of the day for November 15, 1947. Dealing with food shortages in Postwar Europe. Foreign Aid appeals. Communist trouble in Paris. Food prices and cost of living skyrocketing at home.
News of the day for August 15, 1951 - Senate Crime Commission Hearing dealing with Crime and New York Politics. Testimony from former O'Dwyer aid Irving Sherman blacked out at his request. Truce talks deadlock in Korea. Debate on Foreign Aid Bill postponed. Great Britain will still trade with Communist countries. Sen. Joe McCarthy wants equal time to answer Truman address citing Scandal Mongers with Rotten Motives. HUAC hearings to continue. Classical Piano legend Artur Schnabel dies at 69 from long illness and Iran rejects British proposal to split oil profits 50-50.
Newstalgia Reference Room with an address by President Harry S. Truman at the 17th Annual Convention of The Newspaper Guild on June 28, 1950, discussing his Point Four Foreign Aid/Empowerment Program.
President Truman addresses a special session of Congress to present an emergency Foreign Aid package and to discuss the Economy. November 17, 1947
So the centrist Third Way think tank has come up with a clever idea of making up a receipt that the government can send Joe Q. Taxpayer every year to show him what his income taxes are paying for. While the sample the Third Way drew up
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.