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U.S.-Soviet Tension Builds

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U.S.-Soviet Tension Builds

(3 min) tv-pg

On February 28, 1946, Secretary of State James Byrnes addresses the Overseas Press Club to discuss the purposes of the United Nations. In his speech, Byrnes makes an indirect reference to the Soviet Union when he declares that the United States is prepared to "act to prevent aggression."

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