Proclaiming the Truman Doctrine: The Cold War Call to Arms

  title={Proclaiming the Truman Doctrine: The Cold War Call to Arms},
  author={Denise M. Bostdorff},
'I believe it must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are...resisting attempted subjugation...'With these words, Harry S. Truman announced a profound shift in U.S. foreign policy toward the Soviet Union, from a position of strained alliance to one of containment. Many historians have traced the beginning of the Cold War to this decisive speech and its policy aftermath.In this work, Denise M. Bostdorff considers President Truman's address to a joint session of… Expand
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  • M. Heiss
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Cold War Studies
  • 2015
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