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The Alliance for Progress and JFK Adviser

Bruce L. R. Smith

in Lincoln Gordon: Architect of Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813156552
eISBN:
9780813165455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813156552.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

In the summer of 1960, as the Kennedy campaign got under way, Gordon receives a phone call from Adolf Berle, inviting him to be the economist on the Kennedy task force to design the Alliance for ... More


Ambassador to Brazil

Bruce L. R. Smith

in Lincoln Gordon: Architect of Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813156552
eISBN:
9780813165455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813156552.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History

Gordon arrives in Brazil in late 1961 under inauspicious circumstances for what will be his most controversial stint in public service. The Latin American presidents have voiced support for the ... More


Assistant Secretary

Bruce L. R. Smith

in Lincoln Gordon: Architect of Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813156552
eISBN:
9780813165455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813156552.003.0015
Subject:
History, Political History

Secretary of State Rusk visits Brazil in November 1965 and discusses whether Gordon should stay at his post. They tentatively agree that he should stay one more year, but on a home visit in December ... More


The Struggle to Survive

Sam F. Stack

in The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter chronicles the second and final year of the progressive contingent of educators and their work at the Arthurdale School. Beginning the second year of the educational experiment, the ... More


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