Plain speaking: an oral biography of Harry S. Truman

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Plain Speaking is the bestselling book based on conversations between Merle Miller and the thirty-third President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. From these interviews, as well as others who knew him over the years, Miller transcribes Truman's feisty takes on everything from his personal life, military service, and political career to the challenges he faced in taking the office during the final days of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War. Using a series of taped discussions from 1962 that never aired on television, Plain Speaking takes an opportunity to deliver exactly how Mr. Truman felt about the presidency and his thoughts in his later years on his accomplishments and the legacy he left behind.
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Truman, Harry S., -- 1884-1972
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953
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title_full Plain speaking : an oral biography of Harry S. Truman [electronic resource] Miller, Merle, 1919-1986.
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