Bernard M. Baruch Interview 2 Details October 15, 1957



Summary of Topics Covered:

Mr. Baruch opens the interview by talking about Gen. George C. Marshall’s character and the need for preparedness in the military. He speaks of the relationship between Gen. Pershing and Gen. Marshall. Mr. Baruch reads the majority of the speech he gave at VMI on May 15, 1951 when the Marshall Arch was dedicated at the Institute. The Korean War, Generalissimo and Mrs. Chiang Kai-shek, and Russia were discussed at some length. Mr. Baruch also speaks of Sen. McCarthy and the campaign to destroy Gen. Marshall. He also touches briefly on universal military training.


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