THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
James Carroll

The power of presidential restraint

By James Carroll
June 1, 2009

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In the forgotten war, Truman's refusal to order the use of atomic weapons is the forgotten decision. Its impact has been as permanent as it has been under appreciated, for the effect of Truman's rejection of the bomb was to establish a taboo against nuclear use that has lasted all these years. (Full article: 726 words)

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