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Harry S. Truman and the Fair Deal

by Alonzo L. Hamby

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Published by D. C. Heath in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953 -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and with an introd. by Alonzo L. Hamby.
      SeriesProblems in American civilization
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE813 .H27 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 223 p. :
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5427860M
      ISBN 100669870803
      LC Control Number73022759

        On this day in , President Harry S. Truman delivers the State of the Union address that became known as his Fair Deal speech. “Every segment of our population and every individual has a right to expect from our Government a fair deal.” Then, he recalled a Scripture reference from his first State of the Union address. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Harry S. Truman and the Fair Deal by Hamby, Alonzo L., cn. Publication date Topics Truman, Harry S., Publisher Lexington, Mass.: D. C. Heath.

      In the book Harry S. Truman: Fair Dealer and Cold Warrior, Pemberton walks the reader through the early life of Truman. Besides, the author explores Truman’s political history before becoming the Vice President the subsequent President of the United States. Through his archival research, Pemberton traces the life and political career of. Harry S. Truman presided over one of the most challenging times in American history—the end of World War II and the onset of the Cold War. Thrust into the presidency after Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office, Truman oversaw the transition to a new, post-war world in which the United States wielded the influence of a superpower. With his humble beginnings and straightforward manner, Truman.

        When Harry S. Truman enlisted in the army in World War I, he was struck by the number of men deemed unfit for service due to poor health. “He felt . While Truman's physician told Clark he should stay five minutes, Clark sta for the former president wanted to talk about the atomic bomb and defend what he had done. When the war ended, the President sought to continue and expand Roosevelt's New Deal programs in what became known as the "Fair Deal.".


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Truman Presidential Library & Museum was established to preserve the papers, books, and other historical materials relating to former President Harry S. Truman and to make them available to the people in a place suitable for exhibit and research.