Archive for October, 2012

Decisions, Decisions…

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Harry S. Truman as President

As President, Harry S. Truman faced some of the most complex issues to ever face any world leader! These international decisions included the decision to drop the atomic bombs in Japan to end WWII, the task of helping to rebuild a bombed out Europe and Japan, and the tedious task of making changes in American foreign policy.

What Truman Faced

Monday, October 15th, 2012

"The Buck Stops Here!"

Among international issues created by WWII, Truman also was instrumental in the creation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the National Security Council, the recognition of the State of Israel, America’s response to the Cold War, and America’s involvement in the Korean War.