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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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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.

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Video: Herbert Hoover addresses the nation about global hunger on May 17, 1946

Herbert Hoover addresses the nation about global hunger on May 17, 1946. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Herbert Hoover as Food Ambassador after World War II

Excerpt from a United Newsreel report of Herbert Hoover returning from world tour as the food ambassador to fight hunger. See the video at YouTube.

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Video: George Marshall on Fighting Hunger After World War II – October 5th, 1947

October 5th, 1947- Secretary of State George C. Marshall talks about hunger in Europe after World War II and food conservation. This was part of a special broadcast which included the first presidential address ever televised from the White House. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Food Will Win the War and Write the Peace

A World War II video produced by the Department of Agriculture on the importance of food in winning the war and the peace. See the video on YouTube.

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