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    Life Portrait of Harry S. Truman

    In the thirty-second in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Harry S. Truman. Among the issues addressed were his rise to office after the death of…

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    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 the beginning of the Cold War. He became president on…

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    Armed Forces Desegregation 50th Anniversary

    General Powell and others explained Harry Truman’s concern for the treatment of African-Americans in the United States Armed Forces. General Powell also described the history of the…

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    American First Ladies

    This annual event, held on Bess Truman’s birthday, honors women in general and first ladies specifically. Mr. Anthony contrasted the behaviors and attitudes of first ladies throughout this…

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    The Future of NATO

    Secretary Albright and Foreign ministers from Hungary, Czechslovakia, and Poland signed documents which admitted the countries as members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Truman Library

    Mr. Hackman talked about the new “White House Gallery” at the library, which exhibits President Truman’s daily life in the White House.

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