PM Attlee speaks at National Press Club in USA at onset of Korean Conflict (1950)
Dean Acheson's appraisal of young Hillary Clinton
Dean Acheson Speak To Senate (1949)
Dean Acheson Warns Editors On Russia (1950)
USA: Appointment of Dean Acheson as USA Secretary of State (1949)
Dean Gooderham Acheson was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 to 1953, he played a central role in defining American foreign policy during the Cold War. Acheson helped design the Marshall Plan and was a key player in the development of the Truman Doctrine and creation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.