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International Business Times
Hiroshima 71 years on: Candid portraits of survivors of atomic bomb was dropped by American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, flown by Colonel Paul Tibbe
Hiroshima 71 years on: Candid portraits of survivors of atomic bomb
International Business Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
was dropped by American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, flown by Colonel Paul Tibbets and was justified by former US president Harry S. Truman, who used the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour along with the murder of American prisoners as reason for the... Read more
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DW
Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima |that although he would honor the victims of WWII, he would not apologize for th
Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima |
DW / Posted 54 minutes ago
that although he would honor the victims of WWII, he would not apologize for the decision taken by the late US President Harry S. Truman. "I will not revisit the decision to use atomic weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but I will point out that... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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My EastText
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
My EastText / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. S
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 hours ago
of War Henry Stimson, to deliberate whether to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Sam Rushay, the Supervisory Archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri, told CNN: "At the time, there was a wide consensus in support... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?in 1945 Between 300,000-420,000, according the Department of Energy and the Ci
Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 4 hours ago
in 1945 Between 300,000-420,000, according the Department of Energy and the City of Hiroshima website. Then-President Harry S. Truman authorized the attack on Hiroshima. The U.S. B-29 bomber aircraft, the Enola Gay, dropped the nuclear bomb,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hiroshima survivor: Obama should have come earliercoming, and most say they aren’t bothered that it took this long – or that he i
Hiroshima survivor: Obama should have come earlier
The News & Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
coming, and most say they aren’t bothered that it took this long – or that he isn’t going to apologize for what predecessor Harry S. Truman ordered. But for Shimizu, it’s different. He wanted an apology, but never asked because then Obama might... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Truman Gave Go-Ahead to Bomb Hiroshima After Touring Berlin RuinsGave Go-Ahead to Bomb Hiroshima After Touring Berlin Ruins It was after standi
Truman Gave Go-Ahead to Bomb Hiroshima After Touring Berlin Ruins
KCEN-TV / Posted 9 hours ago
Gave Go-Ahead to Bomb Hiroshima After Touring Berlin Ruins It was after standing in the ruins of Berlin that President Harry S. Truman learned that the U.S. had developed the capability of unleashing an even greater hell. It was after standing... Read more
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NBC News
Truman Gave No Apologies for Bombing HiroshimaIt was after standing in the ruins of Berlin that President Harry S. Truman lea
Truman Gave No Apologies for Bombing Hiroshima
NBC News / Posted 14 hours ago
It was after standing in the ruins of Berlin that President Harry S. Truman learned that the U.S. had developed the capability of unleashing an even greater hell. And as Truman met in July 1945 with Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and British Prime... Read more
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The News & Observer
In Hiroshima, no expectation of apology from ObamaBarack Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Hiroshima nuclear
In Hiroshima, no expectation of apology from Obama
The News & Observer / Posted 15 hours ago
Barack Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Hiroshima nuclear disaster site since then-President Harry S. Truman ordered the first nuclear bomb to be dropped in August, 1945. From the Truman Library to the museum that's... Read more
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The News & Observer
Americans agree, it's time for Obama to visit HiroshimaBarack Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Hiroshima nuclear
Americans agree, it's time for Obama to visit Hiroshima
The News & Observer / Posted 20 hours ago
Barack Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Hiroshima nuclear disaster site since then-President Harry S. Truman ordered the first nuclear bomb to be dropped in August, 1945. From the Truman Library to the museum that's... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Directing emergenciesCounty, was named International Director of the Year by the Association of Publ
Directing emergencies
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
County, was named International Director of the Year by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials. A Jefferson City native has received a second prestigious award for her work in emergency communications. Last week, Zim... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Democrat Club honors Carol Rackers and Phil LewisMay 20, by being named to the Moniteau County Democrat Club Hall of Fame. The a
Democrat Club honors Carol Rackers and Phil Lewis
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
May 20, by being named to the Moniteau County Democrat Club Hall of Fame. The award was presented by Gail Hughes at the Truman Days Dinner held at Centennial Hall at the fairgrounds. Gail Hughes, left, presents the Democrat of the Year plaque... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersthat following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe.
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
that following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe. The year was 1948. The president was Harry S. Truman. His order began the slow and painful process of systematically desegregating the nation's military and is... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersthat following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe.
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
that following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe. The year was 1948. The president was Harry S. Truman. His order began the slow and painful process of systematically desegregating the nation's military and is... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersthat following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe.
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
that following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe. The year was 1948. The president was Harry S. Truman. His order began the slow and painful process of systematically desegregating the nation's military and is... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersthat following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe.
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
that following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe. The year was 1948. The president was Harry S. Truman. His order began the slow and painful process of systematically desegregating the nation's military and is... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersthat following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe.
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
that following the executive order would make Americans fundamentally unsafe. The year was 1948. The president was Harry S. Truman. His order began the slow and painful process of systematically desegregating the nation's military and is... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Obama promises no apology to Japanto Prime Minister Abe when they meet in Hiroshima next Friday. Both Obama and
Obama promises no apology to Japan
Nevada Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
to Prime Minister Abe when they meet in Hiroshima next Friday. Both Obama and Abe certainly must realize that President Harry S. Truman authorized the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings in order to quickly end the war in the Pacific, according to... Read more
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Philly.com
Byko: Apologize for Hiroshima? Hell, no!lives. America doesn't regret the occupation of Japan. Has any victor ever be
Byko: Apologize for Hiroshima? Hell, no!
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
lives. America doesn't regret the occupation of Japan. Has any victor ever been so merciful to the vanquished? President Harry S. Truman sent in a warrior - Gen. Douglas MacArthur - to implement plans drawn up in Washington. We also sent billions... Read more
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Deseret News
John Hoffmire: Does aid work? Markets, big goals or both?economist Paul Rosenstein-Rodan introduced the term “Big Push” — an idea that m
John Hoffmire: Does aid work? Markets, big goals or both?
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
economist Paul Rosenstein-Rodan introduced the term “Big Push” — an idea that manifested itself in policy when President Harry S. Truman introduced the Point Four Program in 1949, calling for a “bold new” way to “relieve the suffering” of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
How Missouri stacks upMissouri is better than the national average in some comparisons with other sta
How Missouri stacks up
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Missouri is better than the national average in some comparisons with other states but worse than the average in other areas. Those are the facts included in a 33-page report State Auditor Nicole Galloway released Monday called "Missouri Statewide... Read more
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The Washington Times
WESLEY PRUDEN: Turning President Obama loose in Asiawar, led by a different kind of American president. Nobody would have mistaken
WESLEY PRUDEN: Turning President Obama loose in Asia
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
war, led by a different kind of American president. Nobody would have mistaken Lyndon Johnson for Franklin D. Roosevelt or Harry S. Truman. Nobody faulted the Americans for breaking anyone’s dishes in the Allied dash across France and Germany in... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Renovated Roundhouse hosts 2016 MHS graduatesa point to note Armed Forces Day was May 21. "The day honoring all those in th
Renovated Roundhouse hosts 2016 MHS graduates
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 4 days ago
a point to note Armed Forces Day was May 21. "The day honoring all those in the Armed Forces was put in place by President Harry S. Truman Aug. 31, 1949," said Wyant. "It replaced separate days for honoring service men and women in the respective... Read more
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Perth Now
It was all aboard the campaign train for politicians of the pastPresident Harry S. Truman on his presidential train during the 1948 election.
It was all aboard the campaign train for politicians of the past
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
President Harry S. Truman on his presidential train during the 1948 election. TODAY’S politicians have it easy on the hustings, being ferried around towns and cities in luxurious buses and coaches, limousines or trains to airports where private... Read more
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Herald Sun
It was all aboard the campaign train for politicians of the pastPresident Harry S. Truman on his presidential train during the 1948 election.
It was all aboard the campaign train for politicians of the past
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
President Harry S. Truman on his presidential train during the 1948 election. TODAY’S politicians have it easy on the hustings, being ferried around towns and cities in luxurious buses and coaches, limousines or trains to airports where private... Read more
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The Courier Mail
It was all aboard the campaign train for politicians of the pastPresident Harry S. Truman on his presidential train during the 1948 election.
It was all aboard the campaign train for politicians of the past
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
President Harry S. Truman on his presidential train during the 1948 election. TODAY’S politicians have it easy on the hustings, being ferried around towns and cities in luxurious buses and coaches, limousines or trains to airports where private... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Former Missouri state park director dead at 97Sixty years ago, Joe Jaeger was a catalyst for growing Missouri's state parks a
Former Missouri state park director dead at 97
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Sixty years ago, Joe Jaeger was a catalyst for growing Missouri's state parks and adding historic sites to their venues. Twenty-five years ago, he was working the same magic with lawmakers to get the authority to build a toll bridge across the... Read more
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The Inyo Register
May 22)the development of rocket technology. 1947 – Cold War: In an effort to fight t
May 22)
The Inyo Register / Posted 5 days ago
the development of rocket technology. 1947 – Cold War: In an effort to fight the spread of Communism, the U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs an act into law that will later be called the Truman Doctrine. The act grants $400 million in military... Read more
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Daily Journal
Rights being taken away from the peopleCarolina. Again, big government is trying to take the state’s rights away from
Rights being taken away from the people
Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Carolina. Again, big government is trying to take the state’s rights away from the people of North Carolina. As President Harry S. Truman said: “The fundamental basis of our Bill of Rights comes from the teachings which we get from Exodus and St.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Armed Forces Day, thank you for your serviceSaturday in May is set aside to thank the men and women who serve in the U.S. a
Armed Forces Day, thank you for your service
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
Saturday in May is set aside to thank the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces. A little history, President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish the single-day celebration. Armed forces day was created in 1949 and celebrated... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Remember when: May 22, 2016march along Pacific Avenue in Bremerton for the 1964 Armed Forces Day parade. A
Remember when: May 22, 2016
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
march along Pacific Avenue in Bremerton for the 1964 Armed Forces Day parade. Armed Forces Day was established by President Harry S. Truman in 1949 to thank military personnel for their service. Each year since then, Bremerton has held a parade on... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Fort McCoy holds Armed Forces Day Open Housea visit. The third Saturday in May is set aside to thank the men and women who
Fort McCoy holds Armed Forces Day Open House
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 5 days ago
a visit. The third Saturday in May is set aside to thank the men and women who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish the single day celebration in 1949 and it was celebrated for the first time in... Read more
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Salem News
Show respect for Armed Forces Dayeffort to create a single holiday to honor and thank military members for their
Show respect for Armed Forces Day
Salem News / Posted 6 days ago
effort to create a single holiday to honor and thank military members for their patriotic service was led by President Harry S. Truman. On Aug. 31, 1949, then Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of Armed Forces... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Elks programs and contributionsfraternal oranization in the nation to mandate obseverance of June 14 as Flag D
Elks programs and contributions
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
fraternal oranization in the nation to mandate obseverance of June 14 as Flag Day. More than 40 years later, President Harry S. Truman, a fellow Elk, signed into order a declaration naming Flag Day as an official national observance. The Elks... Read more
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Columbia Star
The Day FDR Died | May 20, 2016to his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt. His vice presidents were John Nance Garner (19
The Day FDR Died | May 20, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 7 days ago
to his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt. His vice presidents were John Nance Garner (1933–1941), Henry A. Wallace (1941–1945), and Harry S. Truman (1945). In early April 1945, I was planning my sixth birthday party for May 10, the day my grandmother said I... Read more
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Columbia Star
Travel | May 20, 2016to his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt. His vice presidents were John Nance Garner (19
Travel | May 20, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 7 days ago
to his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt. His vice presidents were John Nance Garner (1933–1941), Henry A. Wallace (1941–1945), and Harry S. Truman (1945). In early April 1945, I was planning my sixth birthday party for May 10, the day my grandmother said I... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Minor: Atom bomb saved American livesnearly 1,000 a day. At least some of us are still around to keep alive the lega
Minor: Atom bomb saved American lives
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
nearly 1,000 a day. At least some of us are still around to keep alive the legacy of how an unpretentious Missourian named Harry S. Truman saved our lives. Ironically, Truman, who had been made president only a few months before, was not told about... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in Historydate: In 1875, the first Kentucky Derby was run; the winner was Aristides, rid
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 9 days ago
date: In 1875, the first Kentucky Derby was run; the winner was Aristides, ridden by Oliver Lewis. In 1946, President Harry S. Truman seized control of the nation's railroads, delaying -- but not preventing -- a threatened strike by engineers... Read more
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