Daylight Video

On this day 65 years ago, Harry Truman ordered U.S. troops into Korea, three days after a UN Security Council resolution authorizing military assistance to South Korea. Here’s J.B. Lenoir with “Korea Blues.”

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.