Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

The Point Four Program

Documents

1948

Report, "The Problem of the Future Balance of Payments of the United States"
       ca. 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

1949

February

William Hassett to Dean Acheson, with Attached Telegram from Frederick A. Richardson to Harry S. Truman
       February 4, 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

April

"Possible Questions and Suggested Answers Concerning the President’s Technical Assistance Proposal"
       April 12, 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

David Lloyd to Samuel Hayes
       July 14, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Report, Advisory Committee on Technical Assistance
       July 27, 1949    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

Memorandum, David Lloyd to Charles Murphy
       August 3, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, David Lloyd to Charles Murphy, with Attachment
       August 8, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, Charles S. Murphy to Harry S. Truman
       August 10, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

September

David Lloyd to Joseph Rauh, with Attachment
       September 28, 1949    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, Walter Salant to David Lloyd, with Attachment
       September 30, 1949    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

October

Memorandum, David Lloyd to Charles Murphy
       October 7, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Harry S. Truman and E.E. Cox
       October 19, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Press Release, Speech by John R. Steelman Before the National Electrical Contractors Association Convention
       November 9, 1949    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Summary Outline of Discussion of Long Term International Problems for January 1950 Economic Report"
       November 17, 1949    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Memorandum for the Files of David Lloyd
       December 3, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

1950

January

Memorandum, Point Four Committee
       January 6, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, George Elsey to David Lloyd
       January 9, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

March

Memorandum, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       March 8, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Correspondence Between Donald Dawson and George Elsey
       June 13, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Memorandum, George Elsey to Charles Murphy
       July 6, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

August

Memorandum, David Lloyd to George Elsey
       August 9, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

October

Memorandum, Charles Ross to Donald Dawson
       October 28, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

November

Press Release
       November 1, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum to Harry S. Truman, with Attachment
       November 14, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, David Lloyd to George Elsey
       November 18, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, James Webb to Harry S. Truman
       November 22, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Nelson Rockefeller, with Related Material
       November 24, 1950    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

"International Economic Policies for Common Security"
       December 12, 1950    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

1951

January

Correspondence Between Nelson Rockefeller and Harry S. Truman, with Related Material
       January 11, 1951    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

February

Memorandum, David Lloyd to Charles Murphy
       February 28, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

March

Summary, "Partners in Progress: A Report to the President by the International Development Advisory Board"
       ca. March, 1951    View (11 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between David Morse and Harry S. Truman
       March 16, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

William Foster to Harry S. Truman
       March 19, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

May

James Webb to Harry S. Truman, with Attached Quarterly Report of the Technical Cooperation Administration
       May 16, 1951    View (17 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum from Norman Taber, United States Council of the International Chamber of Commerce, with Attachments
       May 23, 1951    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Correspondence Between Harry Vaughan and George Meader, with Attachment
       June 14, 1951    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

September

Lincoln Gordon to William Hopkins, with Attached Report from Charles Brannan
       September 27, 1951    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

Correspondence Between Harry S. Truman and Nelson Rockefeller, with Related Material
       November 9, 1951    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Edwin Locke, with Related Material
       November 14, 1951    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

December

Correspondence Between Harry S. Truman and Christine Hardy
       December 23, 1951    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Harry S. Truman and D.W. Brooks
       December 27, 1951    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Joseph Short and William Warne, with Attachment
       December 29, 1951    View (11 pages)    |    (PDF)

1952

February

Correspondence Between Roger Tubby and David Lloyd, with Attachments
       February 5, 1952    View (18 pages)    |    (PDF)

Thomas Keehn to John Steelman, with Attachments
       February 21, 1952    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

March

Correspondence Between Charles Collingwood and Charles Murphy
       March 11, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Raymond Allen to Richard Neustadt, with Attachment
       March 17, 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence Between Ellen Woodward and John Steelman, with Attachment
       March 24, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Paul Duncan to Richard Neustadt, with Attached Speech Draft
       March 31, 1952    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

April

"Voluntary Groups and Private Organizations in the Point 4 Program"
       ca. April, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Outline of Remarks by Secretary Dean Acheson Before the National Conference on International Economic and Social Development
       April 9, 1952    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman, with Attachment
       April 17, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

June

Memorandum, David Bruce to Harry S. Truman, with Attachment
       June 9, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

July

Stanley Andrews to Matthew Connelly
       July 28, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

September

William Warne to Joseph Short
       September 8, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

November

W.J. McWilliams to Roger Tubby, with Attached Speech Delivered by Mr. Jonathan B. Bingham
       November 12, 1952    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

1953

January

Stanley Andrews to Harry S. Truman
       January 13, 1953    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Stanley Andrews
       January 16, 1953    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)