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1946

August

Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman, with attached press release
       August 7, 1946    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

1947

February

Meeting Notes
       ca. February, 1947    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       February 25, 1947    View (1 page)

March

Loy Henderson's draft of President's Message
       ca. March, 1947    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Chronology, "Drafting of the President's Message of March 12, 1947"
       ca. March, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft suggestions for President's Message to Congress on Greek Situation
       March 3, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Background memo on Greece
       March 3, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Paul Economou-Gouras to George Marshall
       March 3, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft, President's Message to Congress on Greek Situation
       March 4, 1947    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State Summary of Telegrams
       March 4, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Department of State Summary of Telegrams
       March 5, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

George Elsey to Clark Clifford
       March 7, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft, "President's Message to Congress on the Greek Situation"
       March 7, 1947    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of President's Message to Congress in regard to Greece
       March 9, 1947    View (19 pages)

Draft of speech
       March 10, 1947    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

C. H. Humelsine to George Elsey
       March 10, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Draft of speech
       March 11, 1947    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo for the file re: drafting of President's message to Congress
       March 12, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Address of the President to Congress, Recommending Assistance to Greece and Turkey
       March 12, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Jefferson Caffery to George C. Marshall
       March 13, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Lincoln MacVeagh to George C. Marshall
       March 13, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Waldemar J. Gallman to George C. Marshall
       March 13, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, John M. Cabot to George C. Marshall
       March 14, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Leland Harrison to George C. Marshall
       March 14, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Jefferson Caffery to George C. Marshall
       March 18, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

"Editorial Reaction to Current Issues", Greek Situation, Parts I and II
       March 19, 1947    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Department of State
       March 23, 1947    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Edwin Pauley to Harry S. Truman
       March 24, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

April

Opinion Summary of the President's Message to Congress
       ca. April, 1947    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, with attachments
       April 17, 1947    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

Department of State Bulletin Supplement: Aid to Greece and Turkey
       May 4, 1947    View (43 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Department of State
       May 5, 1947    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft statement on Greek-Turkish Aid Act with attachments
       May 19, 1947    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Public Law 80-75 - Assistance to Greece and Turkey
       May 22, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Draft of Note from Greek Government to United States Government"
       May 22, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Agreement on Aid to Greece"
       May 22, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

John Snyder to Clark Clifford, with attachment
       May 23, 1947    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       May 23, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

June

Department of State press conference summary
       June 18, 1947    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

George Marshall to Harry S. Truman
       July 16, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Monthly Report on American Mission for Aid to Greece, with attachments
       September 20, 1947    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

United Nations Press Release
       October 6, 1947    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Department of State
       October 15, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Telegram, James H. Keeley to George C. Marshall
       November 29, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

1948

January

Walter Wilds to John Steelman, with attachments
       January 22, 1948    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Eben Ayers to John Miles
       January 27, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

February

E. Wilder Spaulding to Eben Ayers
       February 13, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Matthew Connelly to Patrick McDonough, with attachments
       February 19, 1948    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

May

John Miles to Eben Ayers, with attached report
       May 12, 1948    View (64 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

"A Factual Summary Concerning the American Mission for Aid to Greece"
       June 15, 1948    View (24 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Correspondence between Matthew Connelly and Maurice Tobin, with attachments
       July 2, 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

N.E. Nicolaides to Harry S. Truman, with a reply by Matthew Connelly
       July 2, 1948    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

Correspondence between William Hopkins and John Miles, with attachment
       August 31, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

George Xanthaky to Harry S. Truman, with reply by William Hassett
       November 4, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Correspondence between George McGhee and William Hopkins, with attachment
       December 3, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Fifth Report to Congress on Assistance to Greece and Turkey
       December 6, 1948    View (44 pages)    |    (PDF)

1949

June

Draft, "Seventh Report on Congress to Greece and Turkey" with attached memo
       June 29, 1949    View (51 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

"Greece and the United Nations, 1946-1949: A Summary Account", Department of State Bulletin
       September 19, 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

1952

"The Truman Doctrine"
       ca. 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

March

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 1, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 8, 1952    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 15, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 22, 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 29, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

April

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       April 12, 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

A.G. Politis to Dean Acheson, with attachments
       November 4, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)