By Daniel S. Margolies
With contributions from the main finished students within the box, this attention-grabbing spouse to at least one of America's pivotal presidents assesses Harry S. Truman as a historic determine, baby-kisser, president and strategist.
• Assembles a few of the most sensible historians of their fields who verify serious points of the Truman presidency
• offers new methods to the historiography of Truman and his policies
• encompasses a number of historiographic methodologies
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Perhaps he should have left the aging and ailing Marshall in retirement in September 1950, appointing instead a leading Republican to immunize his administration from the mounting assault from the McCarthyites (Kepley, 1988: 79–80; Casey, 2008: 73–4, 86–7). If these particular decisions were ﬁnely balanced – for Acheson and Marshall, whatever their growing political vulnerability, were deeply impressive and highly valued public servants – there have been fewer doubts about Truman’s willingness to retain his White House aides like Donald Dawson and Harry Vaughan when they became tarnished with corruption allegations.
Goodman, 1974), The Quotable Harry S. Truman (Settel, 1975), and The Wit and Wisdom of Harry S. Truman (Ayres, 1998). Give ’Em Hell, Harry! provides the casual reader with the more witty and pithy remarks of Truman, including his answers to reporters’ questions at White House press conferences and his opinions on such diverse topics as hunting and his grandchildren. The Quotable Harry S. Truman is probably less entertaining to casual readers and less useful to scholarly researchers of Truman. It consists almost entirely of excerpts from his presidential speeches.