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“The Chance for Peace”

in Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the long speechwriting process of “The Chance for Peace.” President Dwight Eisenhower forecasted psychological warfare as a significant part of his strategy, and was attracted ... More


The Death of Stalin, March–April 1953

John W. Young

in Winston Churchill's Last Campaign: Britain and the Cold War 1951–1955

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203674
eISBN:
9780191675942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Stalin, who died of a stroke on March 6, 1953. It reviews the reactions of the British and Americans to the death of Stalin, and even looks at several Soviet leaders in ... More


Candor and Korea

in Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Operation Candor and peace in Korea. Operation Candor tried to develop a speech or a series of speeches for the president to deliver. President Dwight Eisenhower could not ... More


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