Parker, Franklin

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The birth of a controversy : the presidency of Jacobo Arbenz Guzman 1965 580 In June of 1954 the United States of America was prospering under the leadership of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Korea was no longer in the headlines and Senator McCarthy was busy with his purge of high government officials of communist leanings. ...
U.S. reaction to the Mexican Revolution : an analysis of contemporary opinion 1970 41 At the very doorstep of the United States Mexico has carried forth a Revolution involving not just the chaos of political coups but also the drastic measures of fundamental social and economic reform. This study has been designed to supplement presen...
William Walker and the Nicaraguan filibuster war of 1855-1857 1973 477 The purpose of this paper is to show how William Walker was toppled from power after initially being so successful in Nicaragua. Walker's attempt at seizing Nicaragua from 1855 to 1857 caused international consternation not only throughout Central Am...
Reactions from the American press toward the regime of Salvador Allende 1974 120 In September, 1970, a Marxist, Salvador Allende was elected President of Chile. It was the purpose of this thesis to review the treatment of the Allende regime by the American press. Because so much had been written about Allende and his government, ...
Spruille Braden : slayer of dragons right and left 1975 267 Spruille Braden is an enigmatic figure who has not been widely studied by historians. In fact no serious studies have appeared on the analysis of his career. Braden's Memoirs are available to the public; however, they must be read cautiously. The Mem...