Harry's Farewell: Interpreting and Teaching the Truman Presidency

Harry's Farewell: Interpreting and Teaching the Truman Presidency

By: Richard S. Kirkendall (editor), Richard S. Kirkendall (contributor)Hardback

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About Author

Richard S. Kirkendall is Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the author of numerous books, including Uncle Henry: A Documentary Profile of the First Henry Wallace and A History of Missouri: Volume V, 1919 to 1953 (University of Missouri Press).

Contents

Harry's Farewell Address and the Historical Significance of the Truman Presidency by Richard S. Kirkendall; The Politics of Democracy: Harry S. Truman and the American People by Alonzo L. Hamby; Economic Prosperity, Security, and Equality: Harry Truman's Farewell Claims and Presidential Achievements by Robert M. Collins; Clutching at Civil Rights Straws: A Reappraisal of the Truman Years and the Struggle for African American Citizenship, 1945-1953 by Carol Anderson; President Harry S. Truman's Farewell Address and the Atomic Bomb: The High Price of Secrecy by Richard B. Frank; Harry S. Truman, History, and Internationalism: The 1953 Farewell Address and U.S. Foreign Relations by Mary Ann Heiss; Truman and Korea: An Assessment of Presidential Performance by William Stueck; The Truman Prophecy by Randall Woods; ""A Very Dangerous Course"": Harry S. Truman and the Red Scare by Ellen Schrecker; Behind the Silences: Challenges to the Gender Status Quo during the Truman Years by Susan M. Hartmann; Harry Truman, Immigration, and Ethnicity at an Imperial Moment by Rachel Ida Buff; A Legacy in Concrete: The Truman Presidency Transforms America's Environment, 1945-1953 by Karl Brooks; Using the Farewell Address to Teach the Truman Presidency by Jeff Gall; Harry Truman: A Biographer's Perspective I by Robert H. Ferrell; Harry Truman: A Biographer's Perspective II by Alonzo L. Hamby

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826215529
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9780826215529
  • ISBN10: 0826215521

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