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Chase-Statler (fl. 1948) [Portrait of Harry S. Truman signed to Norman Taurog]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04675.07 Author/Creator: Chase-Statler (fl. 1948) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph signed Date: circa 1948 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 26.6 x 34.0 cm.

Summary of Content: One undated portrait of Harry S. Truman. Image is of Truman seated at a desk signing a document. Signed "Kindest regards to Norman Taurog / Harry Truman."

Background Information: Taurog was a famed film director who directed "The Beginning or the End," a 1947 docudrama film detailing the development and deployment of the atomic bomb in World War II. The ...film portrayed Truman's decision to drop the bomb in a generally favorable light. With copyright notice of Chase-Statler, Washington, D.C. in lower right corner.See More

People: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Taurog, Norman, 1899-1981

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PresidentGovernment and CivicsVice PresidentArt, Music, Theater, and FilmWorld War IIGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and CivicsAtomic EnergyNuclear Energy

Sub Era: World War II

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