Harry S. Truman

#6. Harry S. Truman

- 33rd president (April 12, 1945-Jan. 20, 1953) - Political party: Democratic - Overall C-SPAN score: 713 --- Political persuasion score: 65.5 (#14) --- Crisis leadership score: 80.1 (#5) ...
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Surprise! You’re a Harry S. Truman scholar

Alixandria James was in the middle of a class when her phone rang. It was Brother Daniel Gardner, head of Manhattan College’s graduate school and fellowship advisement program. Gardner needed to see her right away, so James made her way to an emergency meeting. But instead of finding a...
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What made ordinary Harry S. Truman such an extraordinary president

Jeffrey Frank thought it was time for another biography of the 33rd president of the United States. As he saw it, our understanding of history changes with time, and there was new material on Truman and his presidency that Frank traveled the world to study. Frank attributes Truman's accomplishments to...

Suspected DUI-crash on I-95 kills three, including two troopers, one a former assistant boys’ lacrosse coach at Harry S. Truman, Posted 3/22/22 – from Press Releases. A suspected DUI-crash early Monday morning on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia killed a man and two state troopers, including Bristol Borough man who served as an assistant lacrosse coach at Harry S. Truman HS. State Trooper Martin Mack III, 33, was one...

Dozens of sailors reenlist together aboard carrier Harry S. Truman in Mediterranean

Months into their deployment in the tense waters of the Mediterranean, dozens of USS Harry S. Truman’s sailors have reenlisted — and decided they wanted to take the oath together. It’s not the usual way to sign up for another hitch, and the decision isn’t always the easiest. “Taking the oath with so many other shipmates was a relieving feeling because you are there with so many others in so ...

Photo shows Lawtonian aboard U.S.S. Harry S. Truman

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Navy Office of Community Outreach is sharing a look at a Lawtonian aboard the U.S.S. Harry S. Truman. The office travels around the world to collect photos of sailors to share them with their hometown. In a photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 22, Aviation Structural Mechanic...
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Lidgerwood man has been a professional musician since Harry S. Truman was in the White House, and he's not going anywhere

LIDGERWOOD, N.D. — In the days following the start of World War II, Lidgerwood was like a lot of rural towns across middle America. The small Richland County town (population 1,042) in the extreme southeastern part of the state was home to people who worked long hours on the farm, but who knew how to unwind when they had the chance.

Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Reopens Following Extensive Renovation

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri, has reopened after a 2-year, $29 million renovation. This is the first major renovation in more than 20 years and the largest since the Truman Library and Museum opened its doors in 1957. Harry S. Truman became the 33rd president of the United States in 1945 after Franklin D. Roosevelt died, and he served until 1953.