Season 2, Episode 33-Harry S Truman and Independence

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Season 2, Episode 33: Harry S Truman and Independence

The Show-Me State gave us a blunt talking, bespectacled President, who may have left Independence, but the town never left him! Learn about Harry’s political rise; his election as Vice President and ascendance to the Presidency; his administration and legacy; his wife, Bess, and daughter; and his home!

Be sure to check out Harry Truman’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Harry S Truman and Lamar”!

Harry Truman Home National Historic Site official site.

The Truman Home from the National Park Service.

Harry S Truman National Historic Site from National Park Service.

Virtual Tour of the Harry Truman Home from Google Arts & Culture.

Harry Truman’s Little White House in Key West official site.

From My May 2022 Visit!

From My January 2022 Visit!

From My April 2016 Visit!

The Truman’s bedroom, from the National Park Service.
Gutting the White House

Harry Truman Home: 219 N. Delaware Street, Independence, Missouri.

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Recommended Reading for Harry S Truman

David McCullough, Truman.
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