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AH - Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman


Harry S. Truman (1884- 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO.


President Truman's Address Before a Joint Session of the Congress

Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Members of the Congress:

    It is with a heavy heart that I stand before you, my friends and colleagues, in the Congress of the United States.
   Only yesterday, we laid to rest the mortal remains of our beloved President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. At a time like this, words are inadequate. The most eloquent tribute would be a reverent silence.

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