The Marshall Plan turns 71

President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State George C. Marshall sake hands as the president sees Marshall off on the secretary’s was to the London Conference of Foreign Ministers on 20 November 1947. Marshall had given his Harvard commencement speech I’ve months earlier and Truman would sign the bill creating the Marshall Plan five months later.

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