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    Alliance for Progress (Alianza para el Progreso)

    President Kennedy was determined to improve relations with Latin America through peaceful economic cooperation and development—which would also inhibit the rise of communist-leaning insurgents such as Cuba’s Fidel Castro. Kennedy proposed, through the Agency for International Development and the Alliance for Progress, both launched in 1961, to l...

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KN-C17578. President John F. Kennedy Presents National Geographic Society’s Gold Medal to Jacques Cousteau

President John F. Kennedy presents the National Geographic Society’s Gold Medal to Captain...