The propaganda of the Marshall Plan in Italy in a Cold War context

  title={The propaganda of the Marshall Plan in Italy in a Cold War context},
  author={D. Ellwood},
  journal={Intelligence and National Security},
  pages={225 - 236}
  • D. Ellwood
  • Published 2003
  • Political Science
  • Intelligence and National Security
The study will highlight two key circumstances surrounding the workings of the Marshall Plan in Italy, namely the immediate Cold War context (e.g. the 1948 elections) and the fact that Italy was the country where communism had the most serious chance to come to power via the ballot box. The analysis will suggest that the European Recovery Program (ERP) propaganda effort largely failed in its short-term objectives. Left-wing strength continued to grow in various forms, and the quick-fix… Expand
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