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Averell Harriman Interview Details Washington, DC June 18, 1975
Summary of Topics Covered:
Harriman talks about the difficulties of dealing with Stalin and the Soviets during the Second World War. He notes that Eisenhower and Marshall were among the last to agree that the Allies “couldn’t come to postwar collaboration with the Russians.” As late as June, 1947, Marshall felt it was important to offer the Russians participation in the Marshall Plan. He talks of his cooperation with Marshall over the Plan’s implementation.
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Forest Pogue recorded audio of this interview. The original tape and a digitized version are available from the George C. Marshall Research Library. Please contact the library to obtain a copy.