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Bayley discusses U.S. Agency for International Development (AID), the Peace Corps, including the staffing, controversies and scandals, the difficulties of getting Congress to allocate money for foreign aid, the Alliance for Progress, and R. Sargent Shriver, Jr., and mental retardation.
Bell discusses U.S. Agency for International Development (AID) during the Kennedy administration including the process of and difficulties with getting Congressional appropriations for foreign aid; and Vietnam and Laos, among other issues.
Burrows discusses his relations with Honduran President Ramon Villeda Morales and with General Oswaldo Lopez Arellano, the man who overthrew Villeda Morales; Villeda Morales’ 1962 visit to the U.S.; the Bay of Pigs invasion and Honduras’ relations with Cuba; and General Lopez’ 1963 coup d’état; among other issues.
Gaud discusses the Agency for International Development [AID], its role in legislation, and the John F. Kennedy Administration’s policy towards foreign aid, among other issues.
Gordon discusses JFK’s interest in Latin American Affairs, functions of the ambassador position, Latin and South American politics, and Brazilian government during the time of the 1964 coup, among other issues.
Hamilton discusses the development of the Agency for International Development, the Alliance for Progress, and problems related to funding foreign aid programs, among other issues.
Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks in the White House Rose Garden to a group of overseas mission directors of the Agency of International Development. In his speech President Kennedy thanks the mission directors for their service, and describes the country’s foreign aid programs as publically unpopular but civically essential.
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