A Life of Harry S. TrumanBook - 2012
When Harry S. Truman left the White House in 1953, his reputation was in ruins. Tarred by corruption scandals and his controversial decision to drop nuclear bombs on Japan, he ended his second term with an abysmal approval rating, his presidency widely considered a failure. But this dim view of Truman ignores his crucial role in the 20th century and his enduring legacy, as celebrated historian Aida D. Donald explains in this incisive biography of the 33rd president.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2012
Branch Call Number: B Truman Donald 2012
Characteristics: xvi, 265 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm