December 31, 1946
Telegram from Washington to New Delhi, 'Question of Dispatching of Goodwill Mission to Latin American Countries'
This report describes the food crisis in India and suggests the dispatch of a goodwill mission to Latin American countries
December 31, 1946
Telegram from Washington to New Delhi, 'Your telegram No. 10826 dated December 23'
Possibility of food cooperation between India and Cuba
January 17, 1947
Report to Washington on Mongomery’s Conversation with Stalin
Montgomery and Stalin discuss the possibility for future UK-USSR cooperation and ongoing US-UK relations.
March 12, 1947
Truman Doctrine, 'Recommendations for Assistance to Greece and Turkey'
Truman's speech to Congress in which he laid the foundations of the Truman Doctrine by stating that the United States would support Greece and Turkey in order to prevent them from under the sway of the Soviet Union. This speech is often cited as the beginning of the Cold War, and US containment policy.
May 21, 1947
Letter from Homi Bhabha to Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Director Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
A letter from Dr. Bhabha to Dr. Bhatnager arguing for the establishment and a small experimental pile of fissile material and its benefits, including operational and training experience
June 05, 1947
The Marshall Plan, Speech by US Secretary of State George C. Marshall
Speech in which George C. Marshall lays out the "Marshall Plan" for US aid to assist in the re-building of post-war Europe.
June 15, 1947
New York Herald Tribune, European edition, 'Joliot-Curie Rips America for Atomic Energy Report'
French High Commissioner for Atomic Energy, Joliot-Curie, criticizes Henry DeWolf Smyth of Princeton University for omitting from his report the “vital contributions of French science to the discoveries leading to the making of atomic bombs.”
November 14, 1947
The Problem of the Independence of Korea
UN Resolution 112 (II), "The Problem of the Independence of Korea," calls for elections to be held and for foreign troops to withdraw in order to achieve the unification of the Korean Peninsula.
February 06, 1948
Memorandum of Conversation, by the Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Armour)
Three representatives of displaced persons of the Baltic States bring a petition for President Truman.
March 13, 1948
Message, Chamberlin to Headquarters, European Command
Director of the US Army’s Intelligence Division at the Pentagon, Lieutenant General Stephen J. Chamberlin, instructed American military attachés from eight European capitals to meet with one of his subordinates, Colonel Riley F. Ennis, for a conference in Frankfurt am Main in Germany on March 24 to discuss intelligence matters pertaining to Soviet activities in Germany.
March 30, 1948
Message, Willems to Chamberlin, Ennis
A memorandum from the US Army's Intelligence Division, detailing the Army’s contingency plan in the event of a communist takeover in Italy's 1948 parliamentary elections.
April 26, 1948
Homi J. Bhabha, 'Note on the Organization of Atomic Energy in India'
A series of notes from Dr. Bhabha detailing important requirements and recommendations for the development of India’s nuclear power capabilities.
April 30, 1948
George F. Kennan on Organizing Political Warfare
State Department Polish Planning director George Kennan outlines, in a Policy Planning Staff document for the National Security Council, the idea of a public committee, working closely with the US government, to sponsor various émigré activities
May 17, 1948
Memorandum from Edmund A. Gullion to J.K. Gustafson Regarding US Policy towards South Africa
Memo from Edmund Gullion, Special Assistant to the Undersecretary, to J. K. Gustafson of the Atomic Energy Commission summarizing the most important unresolved policy issues between the U.S. and South Africa.
May 26, 1948
Memorandum from J.K Gustafson to C.L. Wilson Regarding Gustafson's Conversation with Anton Gray
Memo from J. K. Gustafson to Carroll L. Wilson, both of the US Atomic Energy Commission, regarding a conversation Anton Gray had with General Smuts, the fourth prime minister of South Africa, about South Africa's uranium development and its effect on relations with the US and the UK.
May 28, 1948
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Director Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar to Bhabha
A letter from S.S. Bhatnagar to Dr. Bhabha informing him of the creation of a Ministry of Scientific Research.
June 14, 1948
Central Intelligence Agency Report, "Effects of Soviet Restrictions on the US Position in Berlin"
Describes effect of Soviet restrictive measures in Berlin on US intelligence and propaganda activities and on operations of the joint military government.
July 11, 1948
Record of Conversation between Kim Gu and Liu Yuwan
Kim Gu (Kim Koo) and the Chinese Nationalist Minister Liu Yuwan discuss Kim's participation in the South Korean government, his attendance at a conference in Pyongyang, and the possibility of a Russian-led attack on southern Korea.
August 26, 1948
US Government Officials Discuss Émigré Broadcasts to Eastern Europe
CIA, State Department, Defense Department, and OPC officials discuss establishing a philanthropic organization to sponsor radio broadcasts and other activities of Eastern European émigrés.
September 28, 1948
Central Intelligence Agency Report, "Consequences of a Breakdown in Four-Power Negotiations on Germany"
Summarizes Soviet objectives and strategies in entering into Four-Power discussions about Berlin and Germany.