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The Truman Doctrine | Primary Source Essentials

How did the Truman Doctrine expand American global commitments to preserving democracy during the Cold War? In this rapid-fire episode of BRI’s Primary Source Essentials, learn how President Truman appealed to Congress to deliver aid to Greece and Turkey and the commitment of the United States to contain Soviet expansion around the globe. Discover the main points discussed in the Truman Doctrine and how this document fit in well with American foreign policy.

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