Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the first CARE packages sent to Europe

May 11, 2016
On May 11, 1946, war-torn Europe received its first batch of U.S. CARE packages.
President Harry S. Truman became one of the organization's first donors when he purchased 100 CARE packages for Europe in May 1946.
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Selling bonds to fund the war and fight inflation

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Sep 2, 2015
Ken McGee sold the debt securities for $18.75, going door-to-door in Oklahoma.

By the numbers: What violence costs the planet

Jun 19, 2014
A think tank did some calculations.

Designing battlefield technology to save lives

Feb 5, 2014
Usually the technology of war is focused on destroying life, but one start up is working on inventions to save it.

The record of peace in the European Union

Dec 11, 2012
The European Union, and the euro -- for all its faults -- has been credited with keeping the continent relatively peaceful of late. And European peace is the subject of our quiz this morning.

U.S. pays Afghan villagers for killings

Mar 27, 2012
The Pentagon has paid out $50,000 for each of the 17 Afghans killed earlier this month. How was that amount of payment determined?

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