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Harry Truman

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Harry S. Truman

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Harry Truman was born in 1884 in Missouri. After graduating high school he worked as a timekeeper for a railroad construction contractor, then as a clerk in two Kansas City banks before returning home to help his father run the family farm for more ...

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UO junior named a finalist for a coveted Truman Scholarship

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University of Oregon junior Manju Bangalore has been selected as a finalist for the nationally competitive Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Bangalore, a double major in mathematics and physics from Corvallis, hopes to become an astronaut and science policy ...

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Today in history: President Harry S. Truman announced what became known as the 'Truman Doctrine'

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On March 12, 1947, President Harry S. Truman announced what became known as the "Truman Doctrine" to help Greece and Turkey resist Communism. On this date: In 1857, the original version of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra" was poorly ...

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Telephones, clocks and Harry Truman

El Defensor Chieftain
I don't know how you feel about it, but I kind of agree with President Harry Truman, who said, “Daylight time, a monstrosity in timekeeping.” Just pick one or the other and stick with it. But that's one thing about Harry; he was a plain spoken man ...

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Who Stopped McCarthy?

The Atlantic
What the history of Republican infighting can teach us today.

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Bharara's Firing Echoes Furor Over Past Prosecutors' Dismissals

New York Times
Preet Bharara, second from right, then the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, last September. He was fired over the weekend. Credit Bryan R. Smith for The New York Times. President Trump once said, “Generally, I like other ...

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A Shambolic, Kind of Fabulous Oscars Ceremony

The New Yorker
The outfits, the jokes, the music, and that beautiful payoff: all in all, one of the best and most satisfying nights, I reckon, since Thomas E. Dewey beat Truman. Nonetheless, it is worth pausing to inspect a few anomalies. Spectacles, for instance, as ...

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Oscars 2017: Follow Our Live Coverage With Pop Culture Happy Hour

WSHU
12:14 a.m.: And now, to hastily rewrite history, because: BEDLAM. The wrong winner was read, and Moonlight is your Best Picture. Also, Thomas E. Dewey is our 35th president. 12:09 a.m.: And your winner, at long last, is La La Land. Won't mute the ...

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