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Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Press release of last Presidential Address

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06802 Author/Creator: Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Place Written: Washington Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 15 January 1953 Pagination: 6 p. 35.4 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Signed on page 2. Printed front and back. Discusses events of his presidency including the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the end of WWII and Korea. "I suppose that history will remember my term...as the years when the "Cold War" began to overshadow our lives."

Background Information:

People: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: World War IIMilitary HistoryPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentPresidents Discussing PresidentsDeathGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsKorean WarCold WarVice President

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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