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President Truman delivers Truman Doctrine speech before Congress.

Accession Number: 59-1252-2

President Truman delivers Truman Doctrine speech before Congress.

 6.5x8.5 inches, Black and White
Description: President Harry S. Truman addressing a joint session of Congress asking for $400 million in aid to Greece and Turkey. This speech became known as the "Truman Doctrine" speech.
Date: March 12, 1947
Related Collection:
ARC Keywords: Foreign aid; Presidential messages; Presidents; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Truman Doctrine
HST Keywords: Greece; Truman - Addresses - Congress - 80th; Truman Doctrine - Speech; Turkey
People Pictured: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
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