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    Truman and Pendergast Political Machine

    Historian Jon Taylor discussed the political alliance between Harry Truman and Kansas City political kingpin Tom Pendergast in the early 1930s. Pendergast became a significant figure…

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    Harry Truman's Independence

    Jon Taylor, author of Harry Truman’s Independence: The Center of the World, talked about President Truman’s life story and the importance of Truman’s Missouri hometown

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    Truman's Grandview Farm

    After his grandfather’s death, Harry Truman worked on his family’s 2000 acre Missouri farm. In the 12 years he worked the farm before he left to serve during World War I, Truman proposed to his…

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