The Legacy of President Truman and Japan

A panel discussion was held on the Truman administration’s foreign policy in East Asia following World War II, focusing on… read more

A panel discussion was held on the Truman administration’s foreign policy in East Asia following World War II, focusing on Japan. After their papers were presented, the panelists responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. Mr. Geselbracht moderated.

Marc Gallicchio spoke on “Truman, Unconditional Surrender, and a New Deal for Japan;” Sayuri Shimizu spoke on “Japanese Reaction to MacArthur’s Firing;” and Roger Dingman spoke on “Truman’s Gift: Peace and Security with Japan.”

"Truman and Japan" was a program on May 15, 2010, of the 8th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium, held at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Roger Dingman Professor Emeritus University of Southern California->History Department
  • Marc Gallicchio Professor Villanova University->History Department
  • Raymond H. Geselbracht Special Assistant Truman Presidential Museum and Library->Office of the Director
  • Sayuri Shimizu Associate Professor Michigan State University->History Department
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Location:
Key West, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Jun 26, 2010
Last Aired:
Jun 27, 2010

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  • Jun 26, 2010 | 12:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 26, 2010 | 6:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 27, 2010 | 12:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 27, 2010 | 6:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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