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- Averell Harriman : American diplomat who served as Asistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs between 1961 and 1963, and then headed the overt U.S. delegation to the Paris Peace Talks while the serious secret negotiations took place between Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho. Known as "the alligator" for his approach to discussion inside the U.S. government.
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- Congress of Industrial Organizations : The Congress of Industrial Organizations was a federation of labor unions that organized workers in industrial unions into the United States and Canada from 1935 to 1955, when it merged with the AFL to form the AFL-CIO.
- Cold War : Geostrategic, economic and ideological struggle from about 1947 to 1991 between the Soviet Union and the United States and their allies.
- Dean Acheson : An American diplomat (1893-1971) primarily responsible for shaping foreign policy during the Truman administration and early Cold War.
- Fordism : A term in economic history for the efficiencies and economic impact of mass production, following the model Henry Ford developed in the 1910s and 1920s.
- George C. Marshall : Army Chief of Staff (WWII), Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense (Korean War)and sponsor of the Marshall Plan.
- George Kennan : United States diplomat, authority on Soviet thinking, and head of the Policy Planning Staff of the United States Department of State.
- Harry S. Truman : (1884-1972) President of the U.S. from 1945 to 1953.
- History of U.S. foreign policy : The events that took place under various doctrines of U.S. foreign policy, organized by period
- IG Farben building : Corporate headquarters of the IG Farben conglomerate in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
- Indochinese revolution : The period, within the Wars of Vietnam, 1858-1987, between which France reasserted its colonial authority over Indochina in 1945, created a proto-state of Vietnam under a provisional government during which there was increasing insurgency, fought conventionally combat with the Viet Minh starting in 1950, and ended in 1954. The end, militarily, involved the defeat of French forces at Dien Bien Phu and. politically, with the creation of North Vietnam and South Vietnam by the Geneva accords
- Ireland (state) : Republic (population c. 4.2 million; capital Dublin) comprising about 85% of the Atlantic island of Ireland, west of Great Britain.
- Joseph Stalin : (1878 - 1953) The head of Russia's Communist ("Bolshevik") party and dictator of the Soviet Union from 1924 until his death.
- Lend-Lease : A system of mutual and reciprocal by which the U.S. gave its allies in military aid to help win World War II, with no repayment required
- National Endowment for Democracy : A U.S. based QUANGO (i.e, quasi-autonomous non-governmental organization), with a goal of democracy promotion, chartered by the Congress but primarily made up of political party, labor union, and business representatives; receives some government funding
- Poland, history : Add brief definition or description
- Project Muse : A subscription-based academic journals site operated by the Johns Hopkins University Press.
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- Truman Doctrine : A policy set forth by U.S. President Harry S. Truman in 1947 of giving Greece and Turkey economic and military aid to prevent their falling into the Soviet sphere.
- U.S. Democratic Party, history : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. Department of State : Agency of the executive branch of the U.S. government responsible for foreign policy and the conduct of American diplomacy.
- U.S. foreign policy : The foreign relations and diplomacy of the United States since 1775.