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10/10/1951 Truman signs Mutual Security Act

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Truman Speaks On Foreign Aid (1952)

The Mutual Security Act was an American foreign aid program to help poor countries develop and to contain the spread of communism. It was signed by President Harry S. Truman with an annual budget of $7.5 billion for military, economic, and technical foreign aid.
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