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  • Mark Adams on Truman Bomb Decision Artifacts
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    Mark Adams on Truman Bomb Decision Artifacts

    Education director Mark Adams showed items in the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum collection that tell the story of President Truman’s decision to use atomic bombs, including…

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  • emDewey Defeats Trumanem
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    Dewey Defeats Truman

    Historian A.J. Baime recounted the 1948 presidential election. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California.

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  • Potsdam Conference 75th Anniversary
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    Potsdam Conference 75th Anniversary

    Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the personalities and stakes involved at the 1945 Potsdam Conference convened near the end of World War II. President Truman had…

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  • emHarry S Truman  President of the United Statesem
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    Harry S. Truman - President of the United States

    This biographical film on the life of President Harry Truman was made during his first term and includes a visit to his hometown in Missouri, scenes in Washington, D.C., New York City, and…

    676 views
  • QA with Chris Wallace
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    Q&A with Chris Wallace

    “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace talked about his book, Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World, about the creation of the atomic…

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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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    Truman

    Mr. McCullough discussed his book, Truman published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed his research for the book, which is an exhaustive biography of the former president, spanning from a brief…

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  • emThe War Ends in Europeem
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    The War Ends in Europe

    This 1945 United News reel about Victory in Europe day includes clips of the signing of the surrender and President Truman making the official statement.

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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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  • Presidential Oral Histories
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    Presidential Oral Histories

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    Presidents Harry Truman, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter, on the two-party system, the Middlle East, and the relationship between the White House and Congress.

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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…

    336 views
  • Harry Truman During World War I
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    Harry Truman During World War I

    Harry Truman was the only U.S. president to have seen combat during World War I. Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum curator Clay Bauske toured the “Heroes or Corpses” exhibit, which follows Harry…

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  • Book Collection of Harry S Truman
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    Book Collection of Harry S. Truman

    Harry Truman once said “All good leaders must be readers.” Curator Clay Bauske gave a tour of President Truman’s home, as well as his presidential library, to showcase his collection of books and explore the…

    199 views
  • Harry Truman Home
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    Harry Truman Home

    Harry and Bess Truman returned to Independence after the Presidency in 1953. Doug Richardson, chief of interpretation at the Truman Home, toured the home and showed how the Trumans lived after leaving…

    899 views
  • Harry Trumans Presidential Library
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    Harry Truman's Presidential Library

    Harry Truman became president in April 1945 after the death of Franklin Roosevelt. Curator Clay Bauske toured the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum and explained Truman’s role in bringing the…

    416 views
  • Future of the Truman Library
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    Future of the Truman Library

    The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is preparing for upcoming renovations. Director Kurt Graham talked about the role of the library in Independence, Missouri, and how he hoped visitors would…

    511 views
  • Harry S Truman Presidential Library Archives
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    Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Archives

    The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library opened in 1957 in Truman’s hometown of Independence, Missouri. Archivist Sam Rushay featured some items from the collection pertaining to Truman’s life in…

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  • Harry Truman Home Reading Room
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    Harry Truman Home Reading Room

    Harry Truman returned home to Independence, Missouri, following his terms as president. Douglas Richardson, with the Harry Truman National Historic Site, gave a tour of the the former president and first…

    140 views
  • Harry Truman Descendant
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    Harry Truman Descendant

    Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Association. American History TV…

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  • Bess and Harry Truman
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    Bess and Harry Truman

    Harry S. Truman Presidential Library archivist Tammy Williams talked about Harry and Bess Truman, and their life together from childhood in Independence, Missouri, to the White House. She…

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