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You can influence world affairs by feeding the hungry

This week is the anniversary of President Harry Truman’s historic first TV address from the White House. His speech was about America’s most urgent foreign policy issue: hunger. Europe was suffering with food shortages as it struggled to rebuild from World War II.

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Marshall’s speech still calls us to fight world hunger

On June 5, 1947, at Harvard University’s graduation, George Marshall delivered a speech calling for the rebuilding of war-devastated Europe. Marshall, the Secretary of State, said the United States had to stand “against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos.”

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