As a woman in the 1950s, how would you feel about the stereotype of the wife and mother on popular television shows? Having been a multi-season Brooklyn Dodgers ticket holder in 1947, would you actively cheer for Jackie Robinson? As a parent to male teenagers, what is your perspective of the Korean conflict? As a World War II veteran, what are your thoughts about either the Truman Doctrine or Containment? As a high level politician in the know, do you feel the American public deserves to be told about NSC 68? As this is a point of view essay, a modern perspective will not accurately address what the question is asking for. It is strongly suggested that at least one selection from the provided source book is used as research of the event and views of the time.