Truman

Truman Author David McCullough
ISBN-10 0671869205
ISBN-13 9780671869205
Year 0000-00-00
Pages 1117
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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The life of Harry S Truman is one of the greatest of American stories filled with vivid characters Roosevelt Churchill Stalin Eleanor Roosevelt Bess Wallace Truman George Marshall Joe McCarthy and Dean Acheson and dramatic events In this riveting biography acclaimed historian David McCullough not only captures the man a more complex informed and determined man than ever before imagined but also the turbulent times in which he rose boldly to meet unprecedented challenges The last president to serve as a living link between the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries Truman s story spans the raw world of the Missouri frontier World War I the powerful Pendergast machine of Kansas City the legendary Whistle Stop Campaign of 1948 and the decisions to drop the atomic bomb confront Stalin at Potsdam send troops to Korea and fire General MacArthur Drawing on newly discovered archival material and extensive interviews with Truman s own family friends and Washington colleagues McCullough tells the deeply moving story of the seemingly ordinary man from Missouri who was perhaps the most courageous president in our history

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Truman

Truman Author David McCullough
ISBN-10 9780743260299
Release 2003-08-20
Pages 1120

Off the Record

Off the Record Author Harry S. Truman
ISBN-10 0826211194
Release 1997
Pages 448