Topic: Changing Political Contexts
Launched in the 1960s, this program provided financial support for more than two decades to strengthen universities in the Global South.
A foundation-supported publication challenged McCarthyism and caused a controversy.
Foundation policy toward reconstruction was shaped by uncertainty over Europe’s — and in particular Germany’s — future
Saving scholars threatened by Nazis was not easy, but choosing which ones to save was even more difficult.
When the restrictive military regime that had taken power in Brazil in 1964 became even more repressive by 1969, staffers at the Ford Foundation found themselves facing a conundrum.
What might appear to be a simple publication project came to fruition only after a decade of political upheaval, cultural repression, war, and Rockefeller Foundation support.
What happened to a massive agricultural development program when war broke out?
When a friendly interaction unexpectedly emerged between American and Chinese table tennis players, one nonprofit seized the opportunity to support broader cultural diplomacy.