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Book Discussion on The General Marshall Story
Next is a film produced in 1963 by the U.S. Army.494 views
The film titled, “The General Marshall Story” is about World War Two General George C. Marshall who during his lifetime served as U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Secretary of State and Defense Secretary.
After World War Two, General Marshall designed the European Recovery Program, which became known as “The Marshall Plan.” In 1953 he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to stabilize and rebuild Europe.
This film aired as part of “The Big Picture” series, on ABC television from 1951 through 1975.
The series focused on historic battles, figures and traditions in U.S. military history.
Panelists talked about nuclear proliferation in Iran and North Korea. Topics included North Korea’s agreement to a moratorium on long range missile following the death of Kim Jong Il, Iran’s lack of transparency with nuclear activities and its upcoming elections, and the prescriptions for responses from U.S. policymakers. After their discussion, they answered questions from the audience.745 views