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Truman Signs The NATO Pact – April 4, 1949 -Past Daily Reference Room

President Harry S. Truman – Signing The NATO Agreement – April 4, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As a reminder of why NATO was an important step in the history of our Foreign Policy and why it was necessary to be formed, here is the complete address given...

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Anatomy Of A Coup – Venezuela’s 2002 Overthrow – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Reports on Coup in Venezuela – April 11-14, 2002 – NPR/BBC World Service  Gordon Skene Sound Collection Amid conflicting reports from Caracas the past several days, regarding protests, demonstrations-turned violent and mounting death tolls, I am reminded that the state...

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Shoring Up Cracks – Ike On Latin America – July 11, 1960

Click on the link: Pres. Eisenhower – Latin America Policy address – July 11, 1960 When vice-President Nixon returned from a disastrous tour of Latin America in 1958, concern was high that we were losing our sphere of influence in that region of the world. When Cuba underwent it’s pro-Moscow...