Why did President Harry Truman ask his aides for a one armed economist?
President Harry Truman, affectionately known as Plain Speaking Harry, frustrated with economists explaining potential results of economic strategies for America, startled his aides in a meeting when he asked them to find him a one arm economist.
Lauren Bacall Photo With Harry Truman Was Selfie Gone Viral for 1945
New York Times
10, 1945, when, on a visit to the National Press Club in Washington to entertain servicemen, Ms. Bacall perched atop a piano being played by Vice President Harry S. Truman. The photo series took on additional fame when, two months later, Truman became ...
New principal of Harry Truman Middle School in Marrero hails from Georgia
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com (blog)
Truman Middle School Principal Tracy Marvin Guillory recently met and greeted a large group of parents and students after leaving Georgia to take the helm at Truman in Marrero. Guillory said, "The focus for Truman this year is that every student gets ...
Lauren Bacall and Harry Truman's Piano Moment Led to Bigger Things
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
A sitting vice president entertaining a Hollywood star? Sounds like something that could happen in Joe Biden's Washington. But a moment starring vice president Harry Truman, back in 1945, is getting renewed attention after news broke Tuesday that ...