• Let us not be deceived we are today in the midst of a cold war.

    Address at the unveiling of his portrait in the South Carolina Legislature, Columbia, S.C., 16 Apr. 1947. The term cold war was popularized by Baruch's speech and by Walter Lippmann's 1947 book with that title. An earlier use was by George Orwell writing in the Tribune, 19 Oct. 1945 (see Orwell for this and still older antecedents). Baruch credited speechwriter Herbert Bayard Swope with supplying him with this phrase in 1946 (in a draft speech about United States - Soviet relations). See Orwell
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