Budget Films

Stock Footage

Truman Explains Firing

MS establishes the White House. Harry Truman sits at his desk and explains his reasons for firing Douglas MacArthur from his command of forces in Korea. Among the reasons: "To prevent World War III."

Duration40 sec
DateApril 11 1951
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