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The Resource Plain speaking ; : an oral biography of Harry S. Truman

Plain speaking ; : an oral biography of Harry S. Truman

Label
Plain speaking ; : an oral biography of Harry S. Truman
Title
Plain speaking ;
Title remainder
an oral biography of Harry S. Truman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1919-1986
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Merle
Dewey number
  • 973.918/092/4
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E814
LC item number
.M54 1974
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
E814.M54
NAL item number
1974
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Truman, Harry S
  • United States
  • Presidents
  • Truman, Harry S.
Label
Plain speaking ; : an oral biography of Harry S. Truman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 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 niños 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
Control code
781384
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780399112614
Lccn
73087198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
UMKC: Snyder c.2 autographed by author.
System control number
(WaOLN)323480
Label
Plain speaking ; : an oral biography of Harry S. Truman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 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 niños 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
Control code
781384
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780399112614
Lccn
73087198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
UMKC: Snyder c.2 autographed by author.
System control number
(WaOLN)323480

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