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  • Author : David McCullough
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 1117 pages
  • ISBN : 0671456547
  • Rating : 4/5 from 51 reviews

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The Most Controversial Decision

The Most Controversial Decision
  • Author : Wilson D. Miscamble
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 11 April 2011
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This book explores the American use of atomic bombs, and the role these weapons played in the defeat of the Japanese Empire in World War II. It focuses on President Harry S. Truman's decision making regarding this most controversial of all his decisions. The book relies on notable archival research, and the best and most recent scholarship on the subject to fashion an incisive overview that is fair and forceful in its judgments. This study addresses a subject that has

Defending the West

Defending the West
  • Author : Harry S. Truman,Winston Churchill
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 24 October 2021
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Covers the wartime correspondence between President Truman and Prime Minister Churchill and includes more than a decade of subsequent personal and official correspondence between the two.

The First Cold Warrior

The First Cold Warrior
  • Author : Elizabeth Spalding
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release : 26 May 2006
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From the first days of his unexpected presidency in April 1945 through the landmark NSC 68 of 1950, Harry Truman was central to the formation of America’s grand strategy during the Cold War and the subsequent remaking of U.S. foreign policy. Others are frequently associated with the terminology of and responses to the perceived global Communist threat after the Second World War: Walter Lippmann popularized the term “cold war,” and George F. Kennan first used the word “containment” in a strategic

A Companion to Harry S Truman

A Companion to Harry S  Truman
  • Author : Daniel S. Margolies
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 30 July 2012
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With contributions from the most accomplished scholars in thefield, this fascinating companion to one of America's pivotalpresidents assesses Harry S. Truman as a historical figure,politician, president and strategist. Assembles many of the top historians in their fields who assesscritical aspects of the Truman presidency Provides new approaches to the historiography of Truman and hispolicies Features a variety of historiographic methodologies

Harry S Truman and the News Media

Harry S  Truman and the News Media
  • Author : Franklin D. Mitchell
  • Publisher : University of Missouri Press
  • Release : 24 October 1998
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Based upon extensive research in the papers of President Harry S. Truman and in several journalistic collections, Harry S. Truman and the News Media recounts the story of a once unpopular chief executive who overcame the censure of the news media to ultimately win both the public's and the press's affirmation of his personal and presidential greatness. Franklin D. Mitchell traces the major contours of journalism during the lifetime and presidency of Truman. Although newspapers and newsmagazines are given the


  • Author : David McCullough
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 15 June 1992

In this riveting biography, David McCullough captures Harry S. Truman and the turbulent, historically significant times during which he served.

The Wit Wisdom of Harry Truman

The Wit   Wisdom of Harry Truman
  • Author : Harry S. Truman,Ralph Keyes
  • Publisher : Gramercy
  • Release : 24 October 1999
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The words of a politician who knew his own mind and wasn't afraid to speak it, this volume truly captures the sprit of "Give 'em Hell" Harry, with the excerpts of letters, speeches, diary entries, even anecdotes that reveal this special man and his time.

Harry Truman and Civil Rights

Harry Truman and Civil Rights
  • Author : Michael R. Gardner
  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release : 24 October 2021
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Given his background, President Truman was an unlikely champion of civil rights. Where he grew up--the border state of Missouri--segregation was accepted and largely unquestioned. Both his maternal and paternal grandparents had owned slaves, and his beloved mother, victimized by Yankee forces, railed against Abraham Lincoln for the remainder of her ninety-four years. When Truman assumed the presidency on April 12, 1945, Michael R. Gardner points out, Washington, DC, in many ways resembled Cape Town, South Africa, under apartheid rule circa 1985. Truman's


  • Author : Jean Reidy
  • Publisher : Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 09 July 2019

An NPR Favorite Book of 2019 A New York Times Best Children’s book of 2019 A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019 A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019 "An enchanting tale of bravery, heroism, and undying devotion." —The New York Times Book Review After his best friend Sarah leaves for her first day of school, a tortoise named Truman goes on an adventure across the living room and learns to be brave in this thoughtful and heartwarming twist on

Fight House

Fight House
  • Author : Tevi Troy
  • Publisher : Regnery History
  • Release : 11 February 2020

"Fight House looks juicy as all hell" - National Review "Troy seamlessly weaves West Wing gossip with significant moments in modern history." - Jewish Insider THE WHITE HOUSE HAS ALWAYS BEEN A FIGHT HOUSE President Trump’s White House is famously tumultuous. But as presidential historian and former White House staffer Tevi Troy reminds us, bitter rivalries inside the White House are nothing new. From the presidencies of Harry S. Truman, when the modern White House staff took shape, to

The Accidental President

The Accidental President
  • Author : A. J. Baime
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 24 October 2021
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A look at the president's tumultuous first four months in office examines the events he presided over, including the founding of the United Nations, the Nazi surrender, the liberation of concentration camps, and the decision to drop the bomb.

The Hidden White House

The Hidden White House
  • Author : Robert Klara
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release : 21 October 2014
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Critically acclaimed author Robert Klara's The Hidden White House leads readers through an unmatched tale of political ambition and technical skill: the Truman administration's controversial rebuilding of the White House. In 1948, President Harry Truman, enjoying a bath on the White House's second floor, almost plunged through the ceiling of the Blue Room into a tea party for the Daughters of the American Revolution. A handpicked team of the country's top architects conducted a secret inspection of the troubled mansion and,

Truman s Court

Truman s Court
  • Author : Frances Howell Rudko
  • Publisher : Praeger
  • Release : 24 October 1988
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A concise, well-written examination by a lawyer-historian of the judicial restraint philosophies of President Truman's four appointees to the Supreme Court: Harold Burton, Fred Vinson, Tom Clark, and Sherman Minton. Rudko's analysis of the four men's opinions in criminal procedure, loyalty-security, racial discrimination, and alien rights cases show that Truman was far more successful than most presidents in choosing justices whose view of the judicial role matched his own. Choice Much of the debate surrounding the Supreme Court can be

Truman s Grandview Farm

Truman s Grandview Farm
  • Author : Jon Taylor
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 14 May 2011
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The rolling hills of southern Jackson County still shelter the white and green farmhouse Harry S. Truman occupied in the days before his journey to the Presidency. After the death of his father, the duties of the six hundred acre farm fell to twenty-two year-old Harry, who shouldered them from 1906 to 1917. It was here, in Grandview, that his nine year courtship with Bess Wallace took place and his ties with organizations like the Free Masons were forged. Drawing on photographs,