Season 2, Episode 33-Harry S Truman and Independence

S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch Visiting the Presidents

Heading to the Lone Star State and the bigger-than-life Lyndon Johnson and LBJ Ranch! Learn about our 36th President and his political rise; his vice presidency and Presidency; his wife, Lady Bird, and daughters; and his homes! Check out the website at for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: 1's Lyndon Johnson Episode: "Lyndon Johnson and Stonewall"Support the show
  1. S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch
  2. S2 E35 John F Kennedy and Hyannis Port
  3. S2 E34 Dwight Eisenhower and Gettysburg
  4. BONUS! Christmas With the Presidents!
  5. S2 E33 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.

Recommended Reading for Harry S Truman

David McCullough, Truman.
AJ Baime, The Accidental President: Harry S Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World.
Jeffrey Frank, The Trials of Harry Truman: The Extraordinary Presidency of an Ordinary Man, 1945-1953.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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