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|Civil Liberties and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman||
President Harry Truman identified himself repeatedly as a champion of civil liberties in the American system of government. (TLS 9)
|The Civil Rights Legacy of Harry S. Truman||
President Harry S. Truman’s contribution to civil rights is generally viewed as substantial and important. These essays renew a continuing dialogue into the meaning of some of President Truman’s most important decisions. (TLS 2)
—Book News Inc.
|Congress and Harry S. Truman: A Conflicted Legacy||
A Democratic President facing a Republican Congress and a divided Democratic Party, Truman stands as a model for other presidents during periods of divided government. (TLS 7)
|Dear Harry, Love Bess: Bess Truman’s Letters to Harry Truman, 1919–1943||
Truman’s grandson provides commentary, photos, and context for the recently discovered letters Bess wrote to Harry Truman during the formative years of his political life.
|Encounters with Lincoln: Images and Words||
This unique collection of images of Abraham Lincoln portrays one of America’s greatest figures from an artist’s point of view.
|The Environmental Legacy of Harry S. Truman||
Decades before the environmental concerns of the 1960s and long before today’s quest for sustainability, Harry S. Truman’s presidency decisively changed the scope and pace of federal government interaction with the natural world. (TLS 5)
|Harry S. Truman, the State of Israel, and the Quest for Peace in the Middle East||
On the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel an international group of scholars, policy makers, and members of the public gathered at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace on the Hebrew University Campus to examine the diplomatic and political context from which the State of Israel emerged.
|Immigration and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman||
Truman pioneered refugee admissions, was the first president to propose eliminating all racial/ethnic bars in immigration, and his commission on immigration set out reforms which became central to the epochal Immigration Act of 1965. (TLS 6)
|Israel and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman||
After 50 years of continuing conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians, the legacy of Truman’s struggle is reflected in the distinct voices of this collection’s contributors, including scholars, a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Israel’s representative to the United Nations, and a former White House aide during Truman’s presidency. (TLS 3)
—The Midwest Book Review
|The National Security Legacy of Harry S. Truman||
Harry S. Truman’s national security legacy, as documented here by Truman scholars and political leaders on the 50th anniversary of the end of his presidency, is marked by a series of noteworthy foreign policy initiatives. (TLS 1)
—Midwest Book Review
|Native Americans and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman||
Harry S. Truman oversaw the beginning of a dramatic shift in the relationship between the U.S. government and Native Americans. (TLS 4)
|Northeast Asia and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman: Japan, China, and the Two Koreas||
Harry S. Truman made decisions as president that would have a decisive impact in determining the course of history in Northeast Asia after World War II. (TLS 8)
|Truman in Cartoon and Caricature||
This collection of 263 cartoons portrays the life and times of Harry S. Truman during his years in local and state offices, the U.S. Senate, and as the 33rd U.S. President.