Congress in the Truman Era

The speakers talked about the relationship between President Truman and Congress. They focused on the challenges that he faced in… read more

The speakers talked about the relationship between President Truman and Congress. They focused on the challenges that he faced in having his policy initiatives legislated, specifically the backlash by Congress against the similar policies of President Roosevelt. 

“Congress in the Truman Era” was a session of the 2009 Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium “Truman and Congress: A Conflicted Legacy,” held at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Richard Conley Associate Professor University of Florida->Political Science
  • Alonzo Hamby Professor Ohio University->History Department
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Program ID:
286533-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Key West, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2009
Last Aired:
Jun 15, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jun 14, 2009 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 14, 2009 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 15, 2009 | 1:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 15, 2009 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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