The Arlington High School Marching Band marches
down Northwest Highway.
The Year is 1946 ...
Strikes spread across the U.S.
Winston Churchill gives famous "Iron Curtain"
speech at Westminster College in Fulton,
Missouri, where he warns of communist expansion.
From that speech, Europe was understood in terms
of Communist East and democratic West. Some also
believe this speech marks the beginning of the
President Truman seizes control of railroads and
coal mines during strikes.
Paris Peace Conference fails.
The Baruch Plan presented to the United Nations
Atomic Energy Commission to provide world
security against nuclear destruction is rejected
by Soviet Union. Named after Bernard Baruch, who
was an investment banker and adviser to
government on defense and war mobilization
during World War II.
President Truman grants independence to
U.S. loans Great Britain $3.5 billion for
Congress creates Atomic Energy Commision to
control the use of nuclear weapons and medical
use of radioisotopes as diagnositc and
UN General Assembly meeting begin in New
Most price controls and wartime wage
Dr. Benjamin Spock publishes the authoritative
guidebook of baby and child care. Now in its
Theodore Ehrhorn becomes principal of Arlington
High School until 1947.
The shop wing is added to the north end of
Arlington High School on the Ridge Avenue side.
The Arlington Cardinals play their first home
football game under lights at the newly lit
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