Dean Acheson

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Noun1.Dean Acheson - United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)Dean Acheson - United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
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No one--beginning with Secretary of State Dean Acheson, who created NATO under Harry Truman--ever believed that the Russians would stream through the Fulda Gap into Western Europe, triggering a nuclear holocaust.
Convening in the Dean Acheson Auditorium, they first heard from some of the Department's veteran leaders, Director General Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Deputy Secretary William J.
The deadline was missed but Marshall had the proposal in hand by May 23rd, Clayton, not Kennan, being its principal architect, according to Dean Acheson in his memoir Present at the Creation.
He traces the "Diem experiment" from Diem's first meetings with Truman administration Secretary of State Dean Acheson through its end in the form of the American-sponsored military coup that resulted in Diem's 1963 assassination.
Continued Heilbrunn: "The slander against Roosevelt that Bush has taken up dates back to the early 1950s, after Harry Truman and Dean Acheson had supposedly 'lost' China to communism.
Aspirants need only to conspicuously bury their noses in Professor James Chace's benign biography of former Secretary of State Dean Acheson. Even before his inauguration, George W.
The empire was an undertaking on the part of Scotsmen who provided the ships' engineers, the most honest accountants and the best infantry; it was thus only suitable that the whole experiment should have been brought to an end by another Scot, Harold Macmillan, who had been irritated by Dean Acheson's quip that `England had lost an Empire but not yet found a role'.
Led by Under Secretary of State Dean Acheson, a series of policies were put into place based on the assumption that communism was an enemy of the good even when it opposed what was obviously bad.
The Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs held a piano festival in the Dean Acheson Auditorium featuring several students from a local music academy.
This study of Dean Acheson's influence on American foreign policy is the initial volume in the "Shapers of International History" series, which is aimed at the general reader and seeks in the words of the series editor, Melvyn Leffler, "to look at the forest, not the trees" (x).
of Southern Indiana) presents some 400 biographical entries on figures important to American politics during the administration of Harry S Truman (1945-1953), from Secretary of State Dean Acheson to Senator Milton Ruben Young.
Labeling the pact "an essential measure for strengthening the United Nations," Secretary of State Dean Acheson stated that NATO "is a collective self-defense arrangement ...