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035 _a(OCoLC)781384
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_beng
041 _aeng
050 0 0 _aE814
_b.M54 1974
082 0 4 _a920
_bMIP 1973
100 1 _aMiller, Merle,
_d1919-1986.
_918183
245 1 0 _aPlain speaking :
_ban oral biography of Harry S. Truman /
260 _aNew York :
_bBerkley Pub. Corp.; distributed by Putnam,
_c1974.
300 _a448 p. ;
_c24 cm.
350 _a$8.95
500 _aOnline version: Miller, Merle, 1919-1986. Plain speaking. New York, Berkley Pub. Corp.; distributed by Putnam [1974] (OCoLC)570589688
504 _aIncludes index.
505 _tTOC
_aThe happiest childhood -- Some ancestors -- John Anderson Truman -- Independence and the war between the states -- Banking days and farming -- On Battery D -- Harry Truman, Madge Gates Wallace, and the haberdashery -- The haberdashery -- Early politics -- The only defeat--and then victory -- The first race for the Senate -- The 1940 campaign -- The Truman Committee -- The convention and the campaign of 1944 -- The end and the beginning -- Israel -- On Herbert Hoover -- Los niƱos heroes -- My biggest mistake -- The bomb -- General Marshall and the Marshall Plan -- The 1948 victory -- The Korean decision -- Firing the general -- God bless America -- On generals in general -- A few further observations on "Ike" -- Five weak presidents -- What ruins a man -- Of painting and B. Berenson -- On evangelists -- An attempted assassination -- The dean resigns -- On J. Edgar Hoover -- The CIA -- Some friends and neighbors, too -- The library tour -- The cause and cure of hysteria -- Afterword.
520 _aSummary: Based on a series of interviews with the former President during the early sixties recounting his views of the historic times he lived in as well as his own life.
526 _aLibrary
590 _aSaifun Momota
650 0 _aPresidents
_zUnited States
_vBiography.
_913880
651 0 _aUnited States
_xPolitics and government
_y1945-1953.
_913885
856 4 2 _3WorldCat details
_uhttp://www.worldcat.org/title/plain-speaking-an-oral-biography-of-harry-s-truman/oclc/781384&referer=brief_results
856 4 0 _3Ebook Fulltext
_uhttp://lib.ewubd.edu/ebook/2976
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