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Northam and Jones belong to the President Harry S. Truman genre of Democrats -- unpretentious, small-town, and out of the Heartland. Lamb is something different, but not wholly unknown. Well-born, well-off, and expensively educated, a veteran (a Marine in this instance), a son of the upper class who is ...
That obituary, in which President Harry Truman was quoted as saying that Catt's death meant "an era in our national life comes to a close," noted that woman suffrage was not the only cause which the activist espoused. Catt "entered the fight for world peace after her unflagging crusade for women's suffrage ...

The Harry S. Truman Club recently provided a $1,000 nursing scholarship through the Cleveland State Foundation to Cleveland State student Christian Yoder. The Bradley County club is a local, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote good citizenship, recognize civic leadership and service ...
U.S. Sen. Harry S. Truman of Missouri was the principal speaker at the 38th annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Lackawanna County. Truman spoke about the war and of the Irish-Americans who fought for freedom and their strong Christian faith. Also speaking were U.S. Rep. Harry Truman
Harry Truman saw only a few weeks of action in World War I but the experience helped prepare him for the path to the presidency. That brief but influential period is the ... "That was basically his way off the farm," said Clay Bauske, curator of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library. "He felt he owed it to the ...

Volpe, retired longtime director of Harry S. Truman High School's nationally recognized theater program, has been selected for induction into the Bucks County Playhouse Hall of Fame, joining an esteemed list of entertainers that includes Oscar Hammerstein, Angela Lansbury and Shirley Jones. "Believe ...
After he got his associate's degree in criminal justice from Lackawanna College in Scranton two years ago, Tucker -- a 2009 Harry S. Truman High School graduate -- followed up by earning a bachelor's degree in the same subject from Holy Family University in Philadelphia earlier this month. Determined ...
... _ Missouri's own Harry Truman. The White House Historical Association since 1981 has commissioned an ornament to sell that honors either a particular president or a White House event. The recognition of Truman was announced Monday at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence. Christmas
The announcement was made Monday at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence. "This ornament is designed to illustrate three significant changes made by President Truman during his administration: one to the Presidential Seal, and two to the White House itself," according to the ... Christmas
In a time when fabricated news stories, slanted media outlets and alternative facts have become the norm, perhaps it would do us good to look back on Missouri's one and only president, Harry S. Truman, whose honest leadership and regard for the truth is lacking in American culture today. During Truman's ... Christmas
The White House, following a century and a half of wars, repairs and the addition of a new third floor caused serious problems for the area reserved for the First Family. Virtually nobody thought Harry Truman would be occupying the White House in 1949 and the Republican Congress had been ... Christmas
NORFOLK, Va. – The USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group got underway Thursday to take-part in a major pre-deployment training exercise. Composite training unit exercise, known as COMPTUEX, is a month-long exercise designed to integrate the units of the strike group, while testing their ability to ... Christmas
German Navy frigate FGS Hessen (F 221) approaches Pier 5 at Naval Station Norfolk on Jan. 28, 2018. Hessen is currently moored preparing for the ship's participation in the Harry S. Truman Strike Group composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). US Navy photo. A Norwegian and a German frigate ... Christmas
Because it's the weekend, most government offices and institutions in Kansas City aren't affected by this government shutdown right now, but the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum was closed. The museum posted signs outside and tweeted that they would not open on Saturday. Christmas
[See here for a historical comparison of net approval ratings after one year for modern presidents, beginning with Harry S Truman.] This dissatisfaction goes beyond quibbles over Trump's policies themselves. Trump's defensiveness, his apparent lack of core beliefs, and his frequent and casual dishonesty ... Christmas
Jennerjahn presented a very interesting program on Harry Truman, who left the presidency with only 32 percent approval but is now listed as one the ten best U.S. presidents. She ended her program with a descriptions of the 1948 election, noting “We all remember seeing the pictures of Truman holding up ... Christmas

We'll even host a session solely focused on the history of our newspaper and explain what was behind President Harry Truman saying in 1952 that this was “the second-worst paper in the United States,” behind only the Chicago Tribune. He was wrong. But that's a story for another day. I often tell people ... Christmas
Taking responsibility is still a big issue with President Muhammadu Buhari. He is obstinately shifting blame for all the failings of his administration. Those around our President should encourage him to read about the life and times of the late President Harry Truman of the United States. Truman, who served ... Christmas
L. Stephen Gaither has announced his retirement from the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia effective January 2 after 41 ½ years of federal service. Gaither served as Truman VA's Public Affairs Officer since September 1977. In addition to the public affairs role, he served as ... Christmas
Consider some history: As tensions between the United States and the USSR worsened during the 1948 Berlin Airlift, President Harry Truman was confronted by just this question. A formal letter had been prepared for Truman's signature giving the Joint Chiefs "custody of the atomic bomb" on the grounds ... Christmas
Beware of people who try to impose their own values and judgments on an entire community, a theater buff/administrator and censorship watchdog told a group of Harry S. Truman High School theater students Tuesday afternoon at the Bristol Township school. Howard Sherman, director of communications ... Christmas
VOX READERS: We need your help! We're compiling people's hopes and wishes for 2018 and want to hear from you. Email them to us at by Dec. 27. Make sure to include your name. ^. “Harry Truman said that you can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook.” ^. “Folks, why did ... Christmas
Germany's surrender, the creation of the United Nations, the Potsdam Conference, the testing and use of the atomic bomb, and Japan's surrender to end World War II all happened between April 12 and August 14, 1945 — the first four months of the Harry S. Truman's presidency. A.J. BLAINE has penned a ... Christmas
Regarding Mark Weaver's piece “Both sides misunderstand the role of the president," (Jan. 26): May I suggest that if you're going to write a column asserting that the president's powers are far less than most people imagine, then quoting Harry Truman -- the president who unilaterally decided, over the ... Christmas
1947: Harry Truman delivers the first televised State of the Union speech; 1965: Lyndon Johnson is the first president to make the televised address in the evening; 2002: The State of the Union comes into the 21st century with the first live webcast, by George W. Bush; 2004: George W. Bush is also the first ... Christmas
On the morning of April 12, 1945, Harry Truman got up as usual, dropped his daughter at school and went to the office. He had little to do, and passed his time arranging a poker game with a former army friend. After lunch, he strolled into the Senate, where he was due to preside over the afternoon session. Christmas
President Donald Trump having signed more legislation than former President Harry Truman is false. Trump said that he has signed more legislation than any other president and broke the record held by Truman. However, Politifact reported that Trump ranks last among the 10 post-war presidents who ... Christmas
DONALD TRUMP: And just to conclude, our country is doing very well, we've just cut regulations. Legislative approvals, for which I am given no credit in the mainstream media. We have, I believe it is 88, which is #1 in the history of our country. Second now is Harry Truman. Harry Truman had more ... Christmas
"With all my Administration has done on Legislative Approvals (broke Harry Truman's Record), Regulation Cutting, Judicial Appointments, Building Military, VA, TAX CUTS & REFORM, Record Economy/Stock Market and so much more, I am sure great credit will be given by mainstream news," he wrote. Christmas
VOX READERS: We need your help! We're compiling people's hopes and wishes for 2018 and want to hear from you. Email them to us at by Dec. 27. Make sure to include your name. ^. “Harry Truman said that you can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook.” ^. “Folks, why did ... Christmas
President Donald Trump's statement on Jerusalem stands with President Harry S. Truman's recognition of Israel as one of the two most significant statements ever made by any U.S. president regarding the future of the Jewish state. Palestinian and Muslim fury reflects both the understanding that their hope ... Christmas
Germany's surrender, the creation of the United Nations, the Potsdam Conference, the testing and use of the atomic bomb, and Japan's surrender to end World War II all happened between April 12 and August 14, 1945 — the first four months of the Harry S. Truman's presidency. A.J. BLAINE has penned a ... Christmas
President Trump, in his speech about Jerusalem, called attention to President Harry S. Truman's recognition of the state of Israel 70 years ago. But what Truman did not do was to recognize Jerusalem as its capital. Truman supported what we now call a two-state solution, a partition plan drawn up by the ... Christmas
The current special exhibition at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence is delightful. “Saving the White House: Truman's ... When they were apart, Harry Truman sometimes wrote letters, often humorous ones, to Bess Truman every day. He was spooked by the weird noises ... Christmas
When the American rock band Chicago sang “America needs you, Harry Truman” in 1975, just three years after the former president's death, no one then could have realized how much resonance that ... Kurt Graham is the director of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence. Christmas
INDIANAPOLIS, December 3, 2017:– North Korea's Kim Jung Un has nuclear weapons and ICBMs. He's an isolated narcissist, a sociopath whose people are forced to believe in his divinity. He hates the United States. The rest of the world is facing “a moment” here. The world depends on our military for ... Christmas
“Harry Truman” is a well written and well performed song, but it's a bit of ... Harry S Truman said: “I have always been very, very fond of music. Christmas
Latest Videos. Sponsored By. Life Of Modern Sailor On USS Harry S. Truman. CBS11 spent time with the crew on the $4.5 billion floating city with an airport on the roof! Program: CBS 11 News Evening. Categories: News KTVTTV ... Christmas
The USS Harry Truman is stationed on the East Coast of the U.S., but it can deploy anywhere around the world at a given notice. Since the ... Christmas
Channel 3's David McKay took a look at the life of a sailor and heard from some of our own hometown heroes. The United States Navy invited Channel 3 down to Norfolk, Virginia, which is home to the largest Navy base in the world. However, the Channel 3 crew wasn't on the base for long before the trip ... Christmas
It's nothing short of eye-opening witnessing how these men and women of the U.S. Navy perform day and night aboard the USS Harry S. Christmas
In honor of Veterans Day, WBAL-TV 11 News reporter Adam May went aboard the USS Harry Truman for a look at life in the US Navy. Christmas
USS Harry S Truman has one of the most active flight decks in the world, with ongoing flight ops from sunrise until well after midnight. Christmas
AP file photoHonored for his service: Supreme Court Justice Meier Steinbrink, right, of New York presents President Harry Truman with the ... Christmas
So our worst president is not Donald Trump, not Barack Obama, not Bill Clinton, not George Bush. Our worst president was Harry Truman. Christmas
Journalist and actor Clifton Truman Daniel provides a unique picture of his grandfather, President Harry Truman, in the one-man show Give ... Christmas
Daniel is playing his well-known grandfather, Harry Truman, in the ... in “Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman” by Merle Miller. Christmas
Former US President Harry S. Truman, right, his wife Bess Truman, center, and his daughter Margaret Truman are seen in a 1951 photo from ... Christmas
VOA Learning English presents America's Presidents. Today we are talking about Harry S. Truman. He became president of the United States ... Christmas


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