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The Presidency: President Truman & National Security

President Harry S. Truman

President Harry S. Truman

Key West, Florida
Sunday, August 4, 2013

A panel analyzes President Truman’s defense policy. We hear about the extensive expansion of the National Security apparatus under the 33rd president, his efforts to unify the Armed Forces, the increase in military spending under his administration and how that spending influenced public opinion regarding foreign policy.  The Truman Little White House in Key West, Florida, and the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library co-hosted this event.

Updated: Monday, August 5, 2013 at 10:54am (ET)

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