8. Harry Truman’s Great Decisions 1945-1950 moderated by Jim Williams




This class will focus on the Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, recognition of the State of Israel, Korean War, Berlin Blockade, relations with China (civil war) and the establishment of the modern national security apparatus (CIA, etc). We will discuss the historical evaluation of Truman’s actions and their impact upon us today.

5 sessions        9:00-11:00        Wednesdays, Jan 9-Feb 6