Alliance for Progress and Peace Corps, 1961–1969

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State's "Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations" series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. Growing out of the fear of increased Soviet and Cuban influence in Latin America, the 1961–1969 Alliance for Progress was in essence a Marshall Plan for Latin America. … Continue reading Alliance for Progress and Peace Corps, 1961–1969

October 22, 1962: Address on the Buildup of Arms in Cuba

President John Kennedy delivered the following speech on October 22, 1962. Reading copy of the radio and television report to the American people on the Soviet arms build-up in Cuba, 22 October 1962, 10/22/1962. National Archives Identifier: 193899. Good evening, my fellow citizens: This Government, as promised, has maintained the closest surveillance of the Soviet … Continue reading October 22, 1962: Address on the Buildup of Arms in Cuba

USAID and PL–480, 1961–1969

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State's "Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations" series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. he administrations of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnsonmarked a revitalization of the U.S. foreign assistance program, signified a growing awareness of the importance of humanitarian aid … Continue reading USAID and PL–480, 1961–1969