Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Truman and the Marshall Plan

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Advocating for Aid for Europe
Administration of the European Recovery Program
Demonstrating the Need for the Marshall Plan
Marshall Plan and Strategic Considerations of the United States

Advocating for Aid for Europe

Memorandum from Mike Mansfield
       ca. 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Notes for Acheson speech, "The Economics of Peace"
       ca. March, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joseph M. Jones to Dean Acheson, with attached draft outline notes for speech
       April 23, 1947    View (16 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joseph M. Jones to Dean Acheson
       May 1, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Joseph M. Jones to Walter Lippmann
       May 7, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Speech by Dean Acheson, "The Requirements of Reconstruction"
       May 8, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Report on Radio Reaction to Acheson's Speech
       May 15, 1947    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joseph M. Jones to Hubert Havlick, et al., with attached speech draft
       May 20, 1947    View (16 pages)    |    (PDF)

Speech by George C. Marshall, "European Initiative Essential to Economic Recovery"
       June 5, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Acheson's Harvard speech of June 5, 1947
       July 2, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Joseph M. Jones to Mr. Russell
       July 2, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Maurice Frere and John Snyder, with attached report, "The Marshall Proposal of Assistance to Europe"
       July 10, 1947    View (17 pages)    |    (PDF)

Development of Foreign Reconstruction Policy, March-July 1947
       ca. September, 1947    View (11 pages)    |    (PDF)

Interview with George C. Marshall
       October 30, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Administration of the European Recovery Program

Clinton Anderson to Harry S. Truman
       ca. 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of the Organization for European Economic Cooperation
       August 7, 1948    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Robert Garner to Paul Hoffman, with attachment
       August 16, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

John H. Williams to Paul Hoffman with attached report
       December 2, 1948    View (25 pages)    |    (PDF)

Paul Hoffman to Arthur H. Vandenberg
       September 26, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Text of Statement by Paul G. Hoffman on European Economy
       October 31, 1949    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Review of European Press Reaction to Mr. Hoffman's Paris Visit and OEEC Negotiations, 25 October through 10 November 1949
       December 1, 1949    View (34 pages)    |    (PDF)

CBS Report of Paul Hoffman Resignation
       September 25, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Donald C. Stone and Paul Hoffman, with attached report, "Implications of Mutual Security Act and Requirements for Action"
       June 21, 1951    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Note on Interview with Glenn Craig
       August 20, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Note on Interview with Richard M. Bissell Jr
       September 19, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Note on Interview with Harlan Cleveland
       September 27, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Interview with Averell Harriman
       October 1, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Interview with Paul G. Hoffman
       January 28, 1953    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

Demonstrating the Need for the Marshall Plan

Harry S. Truman to Herbert Hoover
       January 18, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Letter, Herbert Hoover to Harry S. Truman
       January 19, 1947    View (1 page)

Report, "German Agricultural and Food Requirements"
       February 26, 1947    View (23 pages)

Draft Report, "The Necessary Steps for the Promotion of German Exports..."
       March 18, 1947    View (19 pages)

Correspondence between Harry S. Truman and Herbert Hoover
       March 24, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Charles Kindleberger to John C. de Wilde
       April 18, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Clinton Anderson to D. A. FitzGerald, with attached report, "The United States Grain Export Program"
       June 30, 1947    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

World Cereals Position For 1947/48
       ca. July, 1947    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

"The Immediate Need for Emergency Aid to Europe"
       September 29, 1947    View (18 pages)    |    (PDF)

Clinton Anderson to Harry S. Truman, with attached Summary Report of Famine Emergency Committee
       ca. October, 1947    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Ray Moseley and Harry S. Truman
       November 26, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Interview with Harold Stein
       August 7, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Marshall Plan and Strategic Considerations of the United States

Charles Kindleberger to Benjamin Cohen
       April 5, 1946    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Charles Kindleberger to John K. Galbraith
       August 13, 1946    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Charles Kindleberger to John C. de Wilde
       August 14, 1946    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Charles Kindleberger and John K. Galbraith
       October 30, 1946    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Edward Mason to Willard Thorpe
       March 20, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Charles Kindleberger to John C. de Wilde
       March 24, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Elbridge Durbrow to George Marshall
       May 26, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

"Certain Aspects of the European Recovery Problem"
       ca. July, 1947    View (66 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Summary of State Department's Position of European Recovery Plan"
       August 26, 1947    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

Clark Clifford to Harry S. Truman, with attached report from Robert Lovett
       August 29, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

"European Recovery Program Basic Document No. 1"
       October 31, 1947    View (27 pages)    |    (PDF)

Oliver Franks to Paul G. Hoffman
       June 21, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)