President Truman and Civil Liberties

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

Panelists talked about the tension between national security and civil liberties during the Truman administration, focusing on the Alger Hiss case and the president’s relations with Japanese Americans.

R. Bruce Craig presented his paper “The Hiss Case.” Lynne Joiner, broadcast journalist and documentary filmmaker, presented her paper,"Truman’s Loyalty Review Board and the Honorable Survivor." Roger Daniels presented his paper, “Harry Truman and the Japanese Americans.” Raymond Geselbracht chaired.

“Victims” 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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  • Craig, R. Bruce Fellow University of New Brunswick, Fredericton->Gregg (Milton F.) Centre for the Study of War and Society
  • Daniels, Roger Head (Former) University of Cincinnati->History Department
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Location:
Key West, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Oct 2, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 9, 2011

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  • Oct 02, 2011 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 7:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 10:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 08, 2011 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 09, 2011 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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