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Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy

Thomas Tunstall Allcock

Abstract

When launching the Alliance for Progress in 1961, John F. Kennedy promised that this new development program would transform Latin America into a community of modern, prosperous, and politically stable allies. Yet, when Richard Nixon ended the program ten years later, there was more evidence of broken promises, political coups, and covert military operations than of transformative cooperation. Sandwiched between Kennedy’s and Nixon’s presidencies, Lyndon Johnson’s marked a transformative era in inter-American relations as Johnson and his chief inter-American aide, Thomas C. Mann, struggled to ... More

Keywords: Thomas C. Mann, Alliance for Progress, Modernization, Inter-American, Cold War

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780813176154
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813176154.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Tunstall Allcock, author
University of Manchester