Key Issues Nuclear Weapons History Presidential Policies Harry Truman

President Harry S. Truman

  Life: May 8,1884 - December 26,1972
  In office: April 12,1945 - January 20,1953
  Party: Democrat


Nuclear Policy

On War Limited War and Containment
   NSC 68, A Build-up of Conventional and Nuclear Weapons:
     NSC 68 Document
     State Department Summary
     NSC Meeting Schedule, 1947-1953
On Deterrence

Atomic Diplomacy
  State Department Summary
  PBS Video

On Disarmament  
Treaties signed/ratified; Legislation passed 1945 Truman-Attlee-King Declaration,
1946 Atomic Energy Act,

See Nuclear Events.