Bipartisan Strategy: Selling the Marshall Plan
Wood, Robert S., Naval War College Review
Bonds, John Bledsoe. Bipartisan Strategy: Selling the Marshall Plan. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2002. 256pp. $64.95
When we look back on great historical events, we often ascribe an inevitability to things that were, in fact, anything but. In this lucid and comprehensive study of the formulation and enactment of the Marshall Plan, John Bonds recounts how this great pillar of American post-World War II policy was anything but inevitable. Bonds, a retired captain of the U.S. Navy and professor of history at the Citadel in Charlestown, South Carolina, concludes his penultimate chapter on the final legislative approval of what was to be Public Law 793 with the words: "So it was finally …
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Publication information: Article title: Bipartisan Strategy: Selling the Marshall Plan. Contributors: Wood, Robert S. - Author. Journal title: Naval War College Review. Volume: 57. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 2004. Page number: 154+. © Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Naval War College Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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