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The Marshall Plan : against the odds

Author: Roger MuddLouis BarbashPatrick PrenticeIra H KlugermanEducational Film Center (Annandale, Va.)All authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This one-hour documentary marks the 50th anniversary of the speech delivered by Secretary of State George C. Marshall, in which the retired general outlined his vision of the controversial economic rescue plan that was to bear his name. Post-War Europe was beset with hunger, poverty, devastation, and chaos. Marshall's plan was a matter of compassion as well as self-interest, since he asserted that the United States  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: George C Marshall; George C Marshall
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Mudd; Louis Barbash; Patrick Prentice; Ira H Klugerman; Educational Film Center (Annandale, Va.); Christenson Associates.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 37334830
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
"MPAO101."
Credits: Executive producers: Linda R. Christenson, Eric H. Christenson, Ira H. Klugerman ; writers: Louis Barbash, Patrick Prentice ; cinematographers: David Arnold, Pascal Dieckmann ; composer/arranger: Richard Paul Brier.
Performer(s): Narrator: Roger Mudd.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Against the odds
Responsibility: a production of the Educational Film Center and Christenson Associates ; producer/director, Ira H. Klugerman.

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This one-hour documentary marks the 50th anniversary of the speech delivered by Secretary of State George C. Marshall, in which the retired general outlined his vision of the controversial economic rescue plan that was to bear his name. Post-War Europe was beset with hunger, poverty, devastation, and chaos. Marshall's plan was a matter of compassion as well as self-interest, since he asserted that the United States needed a strong, stable Europe in the Cold War. This program includes archival photographs, films, newsreels, and contemporary interviews.

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