General Ridgway takes over as the Supreme Commander of the UN forces in Korea amidst a mixed opinion back home.
United States USA Date:1951, April 11 Duration:1 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
United States President Harry S. Truman dismisses General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War. General Matthew B. Ridgway takes over as the Supreme Commander of the U.S. and UN forces in Korea after General MacArthur's dismissal. United States Capitol in Washington D.C., United States. Various Congressmen express their opinion over the issue of the dismissal of General MacArthur. Representative Morgan supports President's decision to dismiss General MacArthur. Senator Ferguson from Michigan speaks against the decision to dismiss him. Whereas Senator Hill believes that the matter must be judged on its merit rather than on politics.
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