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Published: 13 October 1988

384 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195054224

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The Iron Curtain

Churchill, America, and the Origins of the Cold War

Fraser J. Harbutt

Winston Churchill popularized the phrase "Iron Curtain" in a famous 1946 speech in Fulton, Missouri, and that speech, according to Fraser J. Harbutt, set forth the basic ideology of the coming East-West struggle. It was also a calculated move within, and a dramatic public definition of, the Truman Administration's concurrent turn from accommodation to confrontation with the Soviet Union.