Transplanting the Great Society: Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace

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University of Missouri Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 260 pages
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"Uses recently declassified sources to trace the successes and limitations of the Johnson administration's efforts to use food aid as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War, both to gain support for U.S. policies and to reward or punish allies such as Israel, India, and South Vietnam"--Provided by publisher.

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Planting the Seeds of aFood for Peace Program
11
2 LBJ and the Growth of Foodfor Peace 19631965
42
3 A Time to Reap 19651969
74
4 Food for Peace andthe Short TetherIndia 19641968
106
5 Plowshares into SwordsIsrael 19641968
147
6 Food for WarVietnam 19641968
175
Final Harvest
207
Bibliography
215
Index
243
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