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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-C20960. The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and the Empress Farah Arrive at Blair House

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran (left, back to camera), and his wife, the Em...