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… read more

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 Truman’s journey through training and combat in France. Mr. Bauske also shared the letters Truman sent to his fiancé, Bess Wallace, who was waiting for his return in Independence.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Independence, Missouri, from October 24-31, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Location:
Independence, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jan 20, 2019 | 2:51pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 26, 2019 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 20, 2019 | 2:51pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2019 | 4:42am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 26, 2019 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
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