The General v. The President #1702

Season 17 Episode 6 | 26m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

In the book "The General v. The President" it's revealed that in 1950 as the Korean War is getting underway the use of the atomic bomb was put on the table by President Harry S. Truman when China enters the war. When asked who who would decided to use it? Truman responded its use was placed in the hands of Field Commander, General Douglas MacArthur. We discuss this real-life drama on "Newsmakers."

Aired: 04/05/17

Rating: NR

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