The direct collection methods were effectively used during the European Recovery Program
, and the funding for this approach was eventually transferred to the Marshall Plan's Agency, the Economic Cooperation Administration.
In fact, by the end of the fight for passage of the European Recovery Program
, it was the threat of communism that most often moved resistant Americans toward acceptance of this European commitment.
In foreign affairs, the European Recovery Program
continued with military aid to Greece, Turkey, and China.
Byrnes as Secretary of State (January 1947); made a famous speech at Harvard calling for economic aid to reconstruct war-devastated Europe, which resulted in the European Recovery Program
, better known as the Marshall Plan (June 1947); resigned from the Cabinet (January 1949); returned as secretary of defense (September 1950); held that post for a year during the early phases of the Korean War; suffered public attack by Sen.
This means, first of all, that we must keep our full weight behind the European recovery program