This collection presents how ECA officials looked for economic and cultural opportunities to promote U.S.-China relations despite the prevailing Cold War suspicions of any and all communists which dominated the minds of American policymakers.
- ECA efforts to urge the State Department to pursue a friendly economic policy toward Communist China and not to jeopardize U.S.-China economic relations
- ECA representation of the the opinion of many American businessmen, in the face of State Department and White House opposition
- Decision following the failure of the Marshall Mission to China to politicize the U.S. economic policy toward China
- Effectiveness of the ECA's implementation of aid to China
- Information on the China Aid Act as part of Title IV of the Foreign Assistance Act