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    Civil Liberties Legacy of Harry Truman

    After introductory remarks by Michael Devine and Clifton Truman Daniel, Richard Kirkendall talked about the roots of President Truman’s Containment Policy and his approach to the…

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    President Truman Biographies

    The participants discussed three recent biographies of President Truman by McCullough, Hamby and Ferrell. Four historians reviewed the books and two of the biographers responded to…

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    Truman Library Special

    The guests talked about the life, legacy, and writings of President Harry S. Truman, including a newly-found 1947 diary. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and…

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    Access to Presidential Records

    Participants discussed the interplay of the Freedom of Information Act and national security concerns in the level of access to presidential documents. They examined how chronological…

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