Truman Presidency 50th Anniversary
President Clinton, former presidents, and others paid tribute to President Truman’s leadership during the end of World War Two and… read more
President Clinton, former presidents, and others paid tribute to President Truman’s leadership during the end of World War Two and the beginning of the Cold War. He became president on April 12, 1945, when President Roosevelt died.
This event was held in the National Building Museum.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Corinne "Lindy" Claiborne Boggs U.S. Representative (Former) [D] Louisiana
- Jimmy Carter U.S. President (Former) [D] United States
- Clifton Truman Daniel Grandchild Harry S. Truman
- Donald S. Dawson President Truman (Harry S.) Library Institute
- Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. U.S. President (Former) [R] United States
- Albert "Al" Gore Jr. U.S. Vice President United States
- Larry Hackman Director Truman Presidential Museum and Library
- David McCullough Historian
- Sam Nunn U.S. Senator [D] Georgia
- James Symington U.S. Representative (Former) [D] Missouri
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