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Conference Truman Legacy Symposium (11th : 2013 : Key West, Fla.)
Title Origins of the national security state and the legacy of Harry S. Truman. / edited by Mary Ann Heiss and Michael J. Hogan ; cover design, Katie Best.
Imprint Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, 2015.
©2015

Series Truman Legacy Series ; Volume 11
Truman legacy series ; Volume 11.
Subject Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. -- Political and social views -- Congresses.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. -- Influence -- Congresses.
National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Economic assistance, American -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Military assistance, American -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Cold War -- Congresses.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953 -- Congresses.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953 -- Congresses.
United States -- Military policy -- Congresses.
Alt Name Heiss, Mary Ann, 1961-
Hogan, Michael J., 1943-
Best, Katie,
Description 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations, graphs, tables.
Note Includes index.
Contents Preface / Mary Ann Heiss and Michael J. Hogan -- Introduction: The national security discourse of the early Cold War and the legacy of Harry S. Truman / Michael J. Hogan -- [1] The institutions of the national security state -- Preparing for the next Pearl Harbor : Harry S. Truman's role in the creation of the U.S. national security establishment / Douglas Stuart -- Setting the stage : Harry S. Truman and the American military / Dale R. Herspring -- The legacy of military spending during the Truman administration / Benjamin O. Fordham -- The CIA : its origin, transformation, and crisis of identity from Harry S. Truman to Barack Obama / Richard H. Immerman and Timothy Andrews Sayle -- Graphic essay -- [2] The implications of the national security state -- The military-industrial complex and the path not taken / Audra J. Wolfe -- The politics and political legacy of Harry S. Truman's national security policies / David C. Unger -- An accidental empire? : President Harry S. truman and the origins of America's global military presence / Aaron B. O'Connell -- The national security state and the legacy of Harry S. Truman : enduring themes / Mark R. Jacobson.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781612481258 (electronic bk.)
1612481256 (electronic bk.)
1612481248
9781612481241
9781612481241
OCLC # 908071953
Additional Format Print version: Origins of the national security state and the legacy of Harry S. Truman. Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, ©2015 xv, 240 pages Truman legacy series ; Volume 11 9781612481241