Liberty and Security, Part 2

Panelists talked about the tension between national security and civil liberties during the Truman administration, focusing on McCarthyism… read more

Panelists talked about the tension between national security and civil liberties during the Truman administration, focusing on McCarthyism and the president’s relationship with the press. 

Richard Fried presented his paper,"Truman, McCarthy and McCarthyism." Michael Belknap presented his paper, “Truman and the Smith Act Case.” David Greenberg presented his paper, “Truman, the Press, and Civil Liberties.” Robert Wolz chaired.

“Liberty and Security, Part II” was a panel of the 2011 Symposium, “The Civil Liberties Legacy of Harry S. Truman.” It was held at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel. close

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  • Greenberg, David Associate Professor Rutgers University, New Brunswick->History, Journalism & Media Studies
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Location:
Key West, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Sep 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 2, 2011

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