Fifteen Weeks

ISBN-10: 0156306999
ISBN-13: 9780156306997
Edition: 1965
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 1965
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/12/1965
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 9.966
Language: English

Joseph Marion Jones (October 29, 1908 - August 9, 1990)[1] served in the United States Department of State in the late 1940s.As Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs he was responsible for drafting Undersecretary of State Dean Acheson's speech before the Delta Council on May 8, 1947.Jones published his memoirs in 1955, entitling them "The Fifteen Weeks: February 21 - June 5 1947". These chronicled his part in the development of the Marshall Plan.

Foreword
Prologue: in Washington
Three Occasions And Three Speeches
The Capitol, Washington, D.C., March 12, 1947.
The Delta Council, Cleveland, Mississippi, May 8, 1947
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 5, 1947
"A Much Wider Situation"
Balance of Power and Imperial System
Near Breakthrough in Iran
Soviet Pressures on Turkey
The Winning Hand--Greece
Western Europe on the Brink
The Immediate Setting
The Political Scene in Washington
The Chief Actors
The Fifteen Weeks
A Week of Decision
Drafting the Truman Doctrine
The Public Debate
The Acheson Initiative
Lessons of Moscow
Public Pressures
The Marshall Plan
Epilogue: Foreign Policy Unchained
Appendix
President Harry S. Truman's Address before a Joint Session of Congress, March 12, 1947
Undersecretary of State Dean G. Acheson's Address before the Delta Council, Cleveland, Mississippi, May 8, 1947
Secretary of State George C. Marshall's Address at the Commencement Exercises of Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 5, 1947
Excerpts from President Harry S. Truman's Address at a Jefferson Day Dinner in Washington, D.C., April 5, 1947
Excerpts from Undersecretary of State Dean G. Acheson's Address at the Commencement Exercises of Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, June 15, 1947
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