Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States , assuming that office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt during the waning months of World War II. He is known for launching the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, for leading the Cold War against Soviet and Chinese communism by establishing the Truman Doctrine and NATO, and for intervening in the Korean War. Wikipedia*

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Harry S. Truman has 19 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1945 Address. The year with the most videos was 1965 with five videos. Most appearances with Lyndon Baines Johnson (3), Dwight D. Eisenhower (2). Most common tags: Truman, Harry S., World War II, American Presidents.

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c. April 12, 1945 - c. January 20, 1953 Videos: 18 U.S. Senator, D-MO January 3, 1935 - January 17, 1945 Videos: 0

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