We continue to explore the life of Harry S. Truman. The spring semester starts with Truman debating whether to run for his own term in 1948, and continues through his life after the Presidency. Among the major topics that we will discuss: The Marshall Plan; the new Jewish state, HST’s tough election over Tom Dewey; the firing of Douglas MacArthur; the Red Scare and McCarthyism; and the Korean War. Our first session will include a recap of the Fall Session. We welcome new members, and encourage them to read Chapters 1-12 of our text, Truman (Simon & Schuster 1992), by Pulitzer-Prize winning author David McCullough. Study group members are required to participate in this lively discussion group. Note: No class on 03/28/18. The last session of the semester will be 05/23/18.