More Bang for the Buck

DOCUMENTS

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s First Inaugural

President Eisenhower’s “Chance for Peace” Speech, April 16, 1953¬†

Memorandum for the President (discussing behavior of the Shah, Gen. Zahedi and Winston Churchill immediately after the coup), Memorandum from the Department of State, top secret, circa August 1953

Entry from President Eisenhower’s Personal Diary concerning U.S. involvement in the CIA operation to overthrow Iran President Mohammad Mossadegh, October 8, 1953

NSC 162/2, October 30, 1953

John Foster Dulles on Massive Retaliation, January 1954

Eisenhower’s Letter of Support to Ngo Dinh Diem, October 23, 1954

President Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” Speech before the UN General Assembly, Dec. 8, 1953

The Final Declaration of The Geneva Conference: On Restoring Peace in Indochina, July 21, 1954

The Warsaw Pact, 1955

NSC 5616, US Policy Toward Poland and Hungary, October 31, 1956

The Path of Revolution in South Vietnam (circa. 1956)

Khrushchev Denounces Stalinism in a Secret Speech, February 25, 1956

United States Policy with Respect to Vietnam, Address by the Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs, Walter S. Robertson, June 1, 1956

Memorandum on the Warsaw Treaty and the Development of the Armed Forces of the People’s Republic of Poland, 10¬†January 1957

John Foster Dulles’s “Dynamic Peace” Speech (1957)

The Eisenhower Doctrine

Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster, Memorandum of Conference with the President [re: nuclear predelegation], June 27, 1958 – 11:05 AM,” 30 June 1958

Letter from President Eisenhower to Deputy Secretary of Defense Thomas Gates [re: nuclear predelegation], 2 November 1959

Documents re: Arleigh Burke’s Proposal for “Finite Deterrence”

The U-2 Incident

Nikita Khrushchev’s Address to the UN General Assembly, Sept. 23 1960

Eisenhower’s “Military-Industrial Complex” Speech (1961)

  • Professor Richard Immerman