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Cold War: American Leaders
Acheson played a central role in defining American foreign policy during the Cold War. As Truman's secretary of state, he encouraged U.S. involvement in the Korean War. In the 1960s, he counseled John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson on the Cuban Missile Crisis and Vietnam.
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