A failed haberdasher: from Independence to the White House, 1884-1945
The Cold War, 1945-1948
Why did Truman drop the atomic bomb?
The whistlestop campaign, 1948 28
The Fair Deal
Korea and McCarthy, 1949-1953
Harry Truman and the historians
Five facts about Harry S. Truman
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