1,927Mar 8, 2012
Relationship Between President Truman and General MacArthur
This week, Professor Eliot Cohen examines the relationship between President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur. In 1951, during the Korean War, President Truman relieved General ...
1,308Jul 27, 2013
60th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice
Gregg Brazinsky discussed the lead up to the Korean War, significant battles, military and foreign policy decisions made by the Truman administration, and conditions which lead up to the cease-fire ...
1,152May 14, 2010
President Truman and General MacArthur
Ken Hechler, former White House assistant to President Truman, was interviewed by Robert Watson about President Truman’s relationship with General Douglas MacArthur. General MacArthur led ...
1,103Dec 30, 2010
Book Discussion on Give Me Tomorrow
Patrick O’Donnell talked about the soldiers who made up George Company of the First Marines, one of the most highly decorated and bloodied companies in the Korean War. He spoke at Borders ...
1,020Jun 16, 2010
CIA Korean War Secret Documents Panel
Sixty years after the start of the Korean War, newly declassified documents relating to the Korean War and North Korea during the Cold War were released. Retired Major General Singlaub made ...
931Jun 17, 2010
Book Discussion on Such Men As These
David Sears, military historian and former U.S. Navy officer, profiles U.S. Navy combat pilots who flew during the Korean War. The author examines James Michener’s reportage of the ...
911Jul 26, 2013
Sergeant Reckless Monument Dedication
Staff Sergeant Reckless, a highly decorated war horse who served with the U.S. Marines during the Korean War, was honored with a monument dedication ceremony at the Marine Corps Museum in Triangle, ...
873Jul 27, 2013
60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
President Obama and other senior government and South Korean officials spoke at an event marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice ending the Korean War July 27, 1953. Combat ...
844Jul 19, 2013
After Words with Sheila Miyoshi Jager
Sheila Miyoshi Jager talked about her book, Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea, in which she provides a complete overview of the Korean conflict, from the peninisula’s ...
775Mar 6, 2010
History of the Japanese-American Military Intelligence Service
A panel of Japanese-American Military Intelligence Service (MIS) veterans who fought in WWII and Korea talked about the contributions they made for the intelligence service. Because of the ...
726Jun 7, 2011
Start of the Korean War
A film showed the beginning of the Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950, when communist North Korean forces advanced into South Korea. Strategic graphics illustrated combat footage and ...
715Jun 13, 2010
President Truman at War in the Pacific Panel
Michael Pearlman, author of Truman and MacArthur: Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and Renown (Indiana University Press, 2008), and D.M. Giangreco, author of Hell to Pay: ...
604Apr 11, 2013
Medal of Honor Ceremony
President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army chaplain Captain Emil J. Kapaun posthumously for extraordinary heroism while serving with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry ...
582Jun 16, 2010
Opening of CIA Korean War Secret Documents
Sixty years after the start of the Korean War, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released over 900 newly declassified documents from both the U.S. and communist governments showing the ...
440Oct 6, 2011
The Douglas MacArthur Story
A 1952 film biography of United States Army General Douglas MacArthur who served in World War II as commander of the Allied Forces in the Southwest Pacific. General MacArthur’s military ...
397Jul 13, 2010
Book Discussion on Selling the Korean War
Steven Casey talked about his book Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953 (Oxford University Press, 2008). In his book about how the ...
393Jun 21, 2010
Korean War Veterans Appreciation Ceremony
General David Petraeus gave the keynote address at the Korean War Veterans Appreciation Ceremony recognizing the 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War on June 25, 1950. Korean Consul ...
317Nov 5, 2011
American Veterans War Stories
Two veterans shared their war stories and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
General Robert “Earthquake” Titus received the Distinguished Flying Cross during ...
290Apr 29, 2011
Joseph Owen Oral History Interview
Korean War veteran Joseph Owen talked about the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, in which U.S. Marines faced freezing weather and 67,000 Chinese troops. Mr. Owen said that as the Korean War ...
280Jul 27, 2012
59th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
A ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery honoring veterans of the Korean War. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks, as well as Korean War veterans. The event marks the 59th Anniversary ...
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