Truman

Truman

In his time, Harry S. Truman was one of the most under-rated presidents of the twentieth century. Succeeding the charismatic Roosevelt, he was often seen as an uninspiring leader, a poor diplomat and a fumbling politician. He was the first man to authorise the use of nuclear weapons, and was in office at the time when the multiplicity of hopes which arose at the end of the Second World War were inevitably disappointed.

Nothing could be further from Roy Jenkins' view… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 304 pages

Language: English


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