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John Foster Dulles Memorial Issue

4c John Foster Dulles single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1172
Description:

This John Foster Dulles Memorial Issue stamp features a portrait of John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Dulles established his international relations background, participating as legal counsel to the United States delegation at the Versailles Peace Conference following the end of World War One, as well as a serving as a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, an international law firm, and attending the San Francisco Conference, which helped create the United Nations. He was an important figure during the Cold War, with an aggressive stance against communism; he threatened massive retaliation in order to contain Soviet expansion.

United States; John Foster Dulles; Secretary of State; international; politics; relations; delegation; Cold War; Soviet Union; communism; portrait

Date:
December 6, 1960
Medium:
paper; ink (dull violet); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5364
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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