This Day In History: Truman Warns of The Threat Of Communism (1952)

On this day in 1952, President Harry Truman warned of the threat to America from Communism. In his State of the Union speech, he told the listening America public that the nation was facing a real threat from the Soviet Union and that they had to be vigilant and strong in the face of these dangers.  Truman was eager to appear as tough on Communism and the Soviet Union. Many Americans were deeply concerned by Communism and believed that it was a real threat to their way of life and ev