Life Portrait of Harry S. Truman

In the thirty-second in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Harry S. Truman. Among the issues… read more

In the thirty-second in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Harry S. Truman. Among the issues addressed were his rise to office after the death of Franklin Roosevelt, his presidency at the end of World War II, his reelection and second term, and his presidency during the Korean War. Throughout the program several sites, personal papers, and archival video footage were shown. Additionally, an educator from Independence, Missouri was interviewed by telephone and guests responded to viewer comments and questions. close

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Life Portrait of Harry S. Truman

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Program ID:
151629-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Independence, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Oct 18, 1999
Last Aired:
Oct 27, 2013

Airing Details

  • Oct 18, 1999 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 1999 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 1999 | 9:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 1999 | 12:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 04, 2000 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 05, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2001 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 09, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2001 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 24, 2001 | 4:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 15, 2007 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 27, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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