President Harry Truman warns about the Cold War

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Rose Pena, Editor

Today marked 70 years since former President Harry Truman warned Americans about the Cold War in his State of the Union address in 1952. 

On January 9th, 1952, 33rd President Harry Truman had his State of the Union address in front of senators and representatives. In his speech, he called for vigorous action to meet the communist threat. 

His speech was widely applauded and received a standing ovation. The speech was mainly centered around foreign policy concerns. He declared that the United States was confronted with “a terrible threat of aggression”.