Edward S. Mason Oral History Interview, Harry Truman Library, Independence, Mo., 17 July 1973, pp. 38- 39.
Gordon Gray, Report to the President on Foreign
Economic Policies, 10 November 1950 ( Washington, D.C.: U.S.
Government Printing Office, December 1950), pp. 19, 21, 49-50, 56-57, 59-60.
Ibid., pp. 49-50, 75-78, 93-94.
Partners in Progress: A Report to the President by
the International Development Advisory Board, March 1951
( washington: U.S. Goverment Printing Office), p. 89). The IDAB's members included Rockefeller, Robert P. Daniel
( president of Virginia State College), Harvey S. Firestone,
Jr. ( chairman of Firestone Tire & Rubber, Co.), James W.
Gerard ( politician, diplomat, lawyer), John A. Hannah
( president of Michigan State College--agricultural expert), Lewis G. Hines ( representative of AFL), Jacob F. Potofsky
( member of CIO Executive Board), Margaret A. Hickey ( lawyer,
educator), Clarence Poe (editor of Progressive Farmer), Charles L. Wheeler ( corporate executive, director of National
Federation of American Shipping), John L. Savage ( civil
engineer), and Thomas Parran ( health educator). Folder: "Point Four Program: Minutes, Memos, and Reports, Nov. 29-30,
1950," Subject File, Box 24, Papers of Lewis G. Hines, Manuscript Division,
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Partners in Progress, pp. 1, 4-5, 11, 43, 51.
8. Ibid., pp. 11, 52, 73-74. Rockefeller's call for a
special IBRD agency to stimulate private investment was
enacted in 1955 with the creation of the International Finance
Ibid., pp. 12, 16-18, 23, 25, 29, 34, 43, 54-55, 71- 72.
Department of State, Foreign Relations of the United
States, 1951, vol. 1, pp. 278-80, 339-40, 1652-57; Peter Collier
D. Horowitz, The Rockefellers: An American
Dynasty ( New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976), pp. 266-70; Joe Alex Morris, Nelson Rockefeller: A Biography
( New York: Harper & Brothers, 1960), pp. 273-80.
Fred L. Block, The Oricins of International Economic
Disorder: A Study of United States International Monetary
Policy from World War II to the Present ( Berkeley: University
of California Press, 1977), pp. 99-108, 114-15, 134-37; Joyce Kolko
Gabriel Kolko, The Limits of Power: The World and
United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1954 ( New York: Harper &
Row, 1972), pp. 471-72; Harry Magdoff, The Age of Imperial-