March 12, 1947
Truman Doctrine, 'Recommendations for Assistance to Greece and Turkey'
Truman's speech to Congress in which he laid the foundations of the Truman Doctrine by stating that the United States would support Greece and Turkey in order to prevent them from under the sway of the Soviet Union. This speech is often cited as the beginning of the Cold War, and US containment policy.
September 09, 1950
National Security Council Report, NSC 81/1, "United States Courses of Action with Respect to Korea"
The National Security Council reports to President Truman on possible US courses of action in resposne to the North Korean invasion of South Korea.
October 15, 1967
Letter, Father Paul White to President Harry S. Truman
Father Paul White, a resident near the 38th Parallel, proposes the establishment of the Truman Memorial Hospital in South Korea.
November 28, 1967
Letter, Harry S. Truman to Father Paul White
Harry Truman dismisses the request from Father Paul White to build a hospital in South Korea bearing Truman's namesake.