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My History News Network feature article

My article The Bright Idea They Had in 1953 that Changed the World appears this week at the History News Network.

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How Santa began a Food for Peace movement

The U.S. military took part in a special mission during the holidays of 1953. It was called “Operation Reindeer.”

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Ike’s Food for Peace fights Ebola virus

A program that started way back in the Eisenhower administration has a role in today’s Ebola virus response.

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Small college captured spirit of the Marshall Plan

It all started around a bonfire one autumn night in 1945. Students at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio were fired up to begin a project to “Help those who cannot help themselves.”

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U.S., WFP bring food to starving Iraqis

The United States and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) are fast responding to the humanitarian catastrophe in Iraq. This life-saving mission includes the U.S military, the U.S. Food for Peace program and WFP bringing aid to war victims.

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U.S. Food for Peace helps Syrian war victims

The Food for Peace program of the United States is coming to the aid of starving Syrians. Around US $ 185 million in funding is being donated by Food for Peace to the UN World Food Programme (WFP). The WFP is the lead agency in fighting hunger in Syria.

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We must feed the starving refugees

Imagine if all the people in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan were forced to leave their homes. What if conflict displaced this entire population? It would be a gigantic humanitarian nightmare.

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