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Go to the page for Harry S. Truman maintained by the
White House Historical Association.
Read more about Harry S. Truman at the
American Presidency site maintained by
Grolier's Encyclopedia Americana.
In July of 1998, Life Magazine inducted Harry S. Truman into its Hall of Heroes. The page begins with the following words: "The compassionate Missourian's first official act was to ask just-widowed Eleanor Roosevelt, 'Is there anything I can do for you?' The next problem would be even tougher: how to end the war with Japan. His was certainly one of the most painful decisions ever, but having made it--having dropped the bomb--Truman neither blinked nor obfuscated."
Listen to President Harry Truman's remarks on the death of FDR; his announcement to the nation following the use of the first Atomic Bomb against Imperial Japan during World War II; his 1949 Inaugural Address; his April 1949 remarks on the signing of the NATO treaty; and his June 25, 1950 speech regarding sending troops to Korea. All of these speeches are brought to you by the Great Speeches Pages from the History Channel, and each is netcasted using the RealAudio player. Need the player? Get it at....
Also listen to a portion of President Truman's 1949 inaugural address. This clip brought to you by the Vincent Voice Library at Michigan State University.
Learn more about Harry Truman by visiting the Presidency Pages from PBS and the American Experience. Begin with Truman's Early Career and take the links to the pages on his presidency, policies and legacy.
Read the Inaugural Addresses of each of our presidents by going to the site maintained by the Bartleby Library.
Visit the official U.S. Navy website for the U.S.S. Harry S. Truman, the aircraft carrier CVN 75. Christened on 7 September 1996, and commissioned and formally placed into the service of the nation on 25 July 1998, the Truman plays a key role in America's defense. The site is a must see for the fast facts on the Truman, to learn more about how the carrier operates, to catch the latest news from the ship, and to learn more about Harry S. Truman: The Man.