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Saving freedom : Truman, the Cold War, and the fight for Western civilization / Joe Scarborough.

Scarborough, Joe, (author.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clayton-Liberty Township Public Library - Main LP 973.918 SCARBOROUGH (Text) 38324000419960 Large Print Available -
Eckhart PL - Main LP NF 973.918 SCA (Text) 840191003086751 Large Print - Main Level Available -
  In Memory of: Vera Uhlig
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville LP 973.918 SCARBORO (Text) 33946003979601 New Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield L.P. 973.91809 Scarborou (Text) 31208913207066 large print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063029712
  • ISBN: 0063029715
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 342 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-342).
Formatted Contents Note:
A strange little man -- America alone -- Greek fire -- Affairs of state -- Met at Armageddon -- The man from Missouri -- Gnawing away at Greece -- Steer clear of the foreign world -- Passing the torch -- A baptism of fire -- A new world order -- In this fateful hour -- Moving beyond Monroe -- A House divided -- Personnel is policy -- "You must kill all Americans" -- Eleven minutes -- Cold War dawn -- An American triumph -- Aftermath -- Appendix: Position and recommendations of the Department of State regarding immediate and substantial aid to Greece and Turkey.
Summary, etc.:
"In Saving Freedom, Joe Scarborough recounts the historic forces that moved Truman toward his country's long twilight struggle against Soviet communism, and how this untested president acted decisively to build a lasting coalition that would influence America's foreign policy for generations to come. On March 12, 1947, Truman delivered an address before a joint session of Congress announcing a policy of containment that would soon become known as the Truman Doctrine. That doctrine pledged that the United States would "support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures." The untested president's policy was a radical shift from 150 years of isolationism, but it would prove to be the pivotal moment that guaranteed Western Europe's freedom, the American Century's rise, and the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union. " -- provided by publisher.
Subject: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Cold War.
United States > Foreign economic relations > Europe.
United States > Politics and government > 1945-1953.
United States > Foreign economic relations > Europe.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
HISTORY / Military / Wars & Conflicts (Other).
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State.
Genre: Large type books.

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