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Citizen soldier : a life of Harry S. Truman

Author: Aïda DiPace Donald
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Harry S. Truman left the White House in 1953, his reputation was in ruins. Tarred by corruption scandals and his controversial decision to drop nuclear bombs on Japan, he ended his second term with an abysmal approval rating, his presidency widely considered a failure. But this dim view of Truman ignores his crucial role in the 20th century and his enduring legacy, as celebrated historian Aida D. Donald  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aïda DiPace Donald
ISBN: 9780465031207 046503120X
OCLC Number: 778420426
Description: xvi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The web of families --
Captain Truman takes charge --
A man in full --
Maverick New Dealer --
Woes of an accidental President --
Winning is everything --
Korea and the Fair Deal --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Aida D. Donald.
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A revealing biography of Harry S. Truman, the unlikely President who rose from poverty and professional failure to lead the United States boldly into the Atomic Age.  Read more...

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Jean H. Baker, Goucher College, author of The Stevensons: The Biography of an American Family "Crisply and incisively, Aida Donald has provided an absorbing account of Harry Truman's life from Read more...

 
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