President Truman and General MacArthur

Ken Hechler, former White House assistant to President Truman, was interviewed by Robert Watson about President Truman’s relationship… read more

Ken Hechler, former White House assistant to President Truman, was interviewed by Robert Watson about President Truman’s relationship with General Douglas MacArthur. General MacArthur led the United Nations command during the Korean Conflict until he was relieved of his command by Harry S. Truman on April 11, 1951, after MacArthur continued to contradict the administration over the expansion of war. 

This was the opening program on May 14, 2010, of the 8th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium, held at the Truman Little White House in Key West. close

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Key West, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Jun 6, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2010

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  • Jun 06, 2010 | 1:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Aug 30, 2010 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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