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Plain speaking : an oral biography of Harry S. Truman / by Merle Miller.


[New York] : Berkley Pub. Corporation ; [1974] .
ISBN 0399112618

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Subjects Politics and government
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Truman, Harry S., Pres. U.S., 1884-1972.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.
United States.
Description 448 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
[1974]
©1974
Summary Based on a series of interviews with the former President during the early sixties recounting his views of the historic times he lived in as well as his own life.
Contents The happiest childhood -- Some ancestors -- John Anderson Truman -- Independence and the war between the states -- Banking days and farming -- On Battery D -- Harry Truman, Madge Gates Wallace, and the haberdashery -- The haberdashery -- Early politics -- The only defeat--and then victory -- The first race for the Senate -- The 1940 campaign -- The Truman Committee -- The convention and the campaign of 1944 -- The end and the beginning -- Israel -- On Herbert Hoover -- Los niños heroes -- My biggest mistake -- The bomb -- General Marshall and the Marshall Plan -- The 1948 victory -- The Korean decision -- Firing the general -- God bless America -- On generals in general -- A few further observations on "Ike" -- Five weak presidents -- What ruins a man -- Of painting and B. Berenson -- On evangelists -- An attempted assassination -- The dean resigns -- On J. Edgar Hoover -- The CIA -- Some friends and neighbors, too -- The library tour -- The cause and cure of hysteria -- Afterword.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)781384
(OCoLC)ocm00781384
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Miller, Merle, 1919-1986.
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