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President Carter Signs Nuclear Free Zone Treaty for Latin America

President Carter signing the Treaty of Tlatelolco which makes Latin America a nuclear weapons free zone. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: President Kennedy Signs the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

President John F. Kennedy signing the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1963. The treaty banned nuclear testing in the atmosphere, underwater and outerspace. Underground testing would continue but the treaty was a first step toward the not yet achieved goal of ending all nuclear testing. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: President Eisenhower discusses the Geneva Conference and Open Skies

President Dwight Eisenhower discusses the July, 1955 Geneva Conference and his Open Skies peace proposal to the Soviet Union. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: The Marshall Plan at Work in Great Britain

Video of the Marshall Plan reconstruction in Great Britain after World War II. See the video on YouTube.

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Marshall’s Speech and Winning the Peace

On June 5, 1947 America’s greatest peace adventure got started with a speech by Secretary of State George C. Marshall. It was a commencement address at Harvard University. It set in motion a masterful plan to rebuild Europe from the ashes of World War II.

Read the full article at The Huffington Post.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower, The Chance for Peace

An excerpt from President Dwight Eisenhower’s Chance for Peace Speech in April, 1953. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower on Cost of Atomic Weapons

An excerpt from President Dwight Eisenhower’s Chance for Peace speech in April, 1953. See the video on YouTube.

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Abraham Lincoln and Food for Peace

As we celebrate President Abraham Lincoln‘s birthday this month, let’s remember some of his lesser known roles too. Even long after his death, Lincoln’s influence has continued in ways perhaps unexpected.

Read the full article at Examiner.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower on Nuclear War

President Dwight Eisenhower discussing nuclear warfare at a press conference in 1955. Watch the video at YouTube.

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Video: Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev at the INF Treaty Signing

Video of the signing ceremony on December 8, 1987 for the INF Treaty reducing nuclear missiles. Watch on YouTube.

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