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  • Harry Truman in World War I and US Military Rivalries
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    Harry Truman in World War I and U.S. Military Rivalries

    Former U.S. Marine Corps historian and archivist Michael Miller discussed Harry Truman’s views of the U.S. Marine Corps, which he argued were first formed during his service as an Army…

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  • President Truman and White House Restoration
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    President Truman and White House Restoration

    Clifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman’s eldest grandson, returned to the White House neighborhood to deliver a historical talk about why President Truman found it necessary to move…

    759 views
  • Truman and Pendergast Political Machine
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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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  • emThe Accidental Presidentem
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    The Accidental President

    A.J. Baime talked about his book The Accidental President, in which he looks at the challenges that President Harry Truman faced during his first four months in office.

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  • QA with AJ Baime
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    Q&A with A.J. Baime

    A.J. Baime talked about his book, The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World , on President Truman’s first four months in office.

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  • Herbert Hoover and Harry Truman
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    Herbert Hoover and Harry Truman

    Professor Lisa Ossian used photographs and diary entries to describe the enduring friendship between Republican Herbert Hoover and Democrat Harry Truman. This event was part of the Herbert Hoover…

    388 views
  • emA Force So Swiftem
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    A Force So Swift

    Kevin Peraino talked about his book A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949, in which he recalls President Harry Truman’s response to Mao Zedong’s takeover of…

    669 views
  • Truman Administration and Latin America
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    Truman Administration and Latin America

    Professor Stephen Rabe talked about the successes and disappointments of President Harry Truman’s policies in Latin America. This talk took place at a conference titled “Harry Truman’s Legacy…

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  • President Trumans Latin American Legacy
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    President Truman's Latin American Legacy

    Raymond Geselbracht, a former archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, talked about President Truman’s Latin American travels. He explored the 33rd president’s Latin American legacy…

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  • Truman and the Bolivian Revolution
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    Truman and the Bolivian Revolution

    Thomas Field talked about President Harry Truman’s response to the Bolivian Revolution. This talk took place at a conference titled “Harry Truman’s Legacy Toward Latin and South America.”

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  • US and Latin American Relationship with Korea
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    U.S. and Latin American Relationship with Korea

    Bradley Coleman talked about about the Truman administration’s partnership with Latin America during the Korean War. This talk took place at a conference titled “Harry Truman’s Legacy Toward…

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  • Harry Truman and Celebrities
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    Harry Truman and Celebrities

    Truman Presidential Library archivist David Clark talked about former President Harry S. Truman’s relationships with celebrity athletes, politicians, and entertainers using letters, photos,…

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  • Harry Trumans Political Relationships
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    Harry Truman's Political Relationships

    Historians discussed President Harry Truman’s leadership and how he interacted with three prominent Texas politicians, John Nance Garner, Sam Rayburn, and Lyndon B. Johnson. To celebrate…

    625 views
  • HW Brands Discusses emThe General vs the Presidentem
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    The General vs. the President

    H.W. Brands talked about his book The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War, in which he examines the contentious relationship between President Harry…

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  • Harry Truman and Public Service
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    Harry Truman and Public Service

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke with historian Michael Beschloss about Harry Truman’s commitment to public service as both vice president and president. To celebrate the…

    379 views
  • Harry S Trumans Little White House
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    Harry S. Truman's Little White House

    Robert Wolz gave a tour of President Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Key West, Florida. Mr. Wolz showed the house and shared stories of President Truman’s working home. He spoke about the seven U.S.…

    634 views
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    1948

    David Pietrusza recounts the presidential campaign and election of 1948 that pitted Democratic President Harry Truman against Republican challenger Governor Thomas Dewey. The author examines the path…

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  • First Lady Bess Truman
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    First Lady Bess Truman

    William Seale and Nicole Anslover talked about the life and influence of first lady Bess Truman and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Bess Truman earned a staff salary when her…

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  • Discussion on Truman and the Pacific War
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    Truman and the Pacific War

    Richard Thornton talked about President Truman’s decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. He spoke about the diplomatic relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, and the promises…

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  • Clifton Truman Daniel on Hiroshima
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    Clifton Truman Daniel in Hiroshima

    President Truman’s eldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, talked about his trip to Japan in August 2012, the first ever for a Truman. He arrived in Hiroshima as the city prepared to mark…

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