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Harry S. Truman, the man from Independence

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Congresses,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953 -- Congresses,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953 -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by William F. Levantrosser ; prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University.
      SeriesContributions in political science,, no. 145
      ContributionsLevantrosser, William F., Hofstra University., Hofstra University International Conference on Harry S. Truman (1983)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE814 .H338 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 427 p. ;
      Number of Pages427
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2540687M
      ISBN 100313251789
      LC Control Number85021962

      The Harry S. Truman Museum has an excellent mix of artifacts, text, videos, and documents on display to tell the story of his administration from when he became president on the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt to when he left office in Truman authorized the use of the 5/5(K). Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. White cloth spine with gilt-stamping and blue cloth over boards, signed by Harry S. Truman on the half-title page, pages, includes several pages with black and white.

      The item Harry S. Truman, the man from Independence, edited by William F. Levantrosser ; prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University. Harry S. Truman, the man from Independence, edited by William F. The Autobiography of Harry S. Truman is a compilation of autobiographical writings composed by Truman between and Taken directly from his own manuscript material, the volume presents the thoughts and feelings of the man himself.

      Many believed he would be overmatched by the job, but Harry S. Truman would surprise them all. Learn More About Book Man of the People: A Life of Harry S. Truman by Alonzo Hamby Harry S. Truman is remembered today as an icon–the plain-speaking president, “Give ’em Hell Harry,” the chief executive who put “The Buck Stops Here” on his. Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Independence: Address, Phone Number, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum Reviews: 5/5. United States ; Missouri (MO) Independence ; I knew very little about Truman as a man and as a president and so it's always interesting to visit the presidential libraries to know about the man, his flaws, and his 5/5(K).


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"Harry Truman: The Man From Independence" devotes as much time to character of Truman as the loyal, honest, fiercely determined man from Independence, Missouri as it does to his time in the White House. Karin C. Farley begins with Truman's early life as a high-spirited farm boy with poor eye sight growing up in the Depression and traces his 4/5(1).

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