Harry Truman--""man of the people""--in a gently shaded, down home treatment (""I'll do my darndest""). Quibblers might want...

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HARRY S. TRUMAN

Harry Truman--""man of the people""--in a gently shaded, down home treatment (""I'll do my darndest""). Quibblers might want to challenge some of the sweeping statements here: ""He made many friends for the United States in the world"" (no mention of enemies); ""Today Americans of different colors and sex have equal rights by law."" . . . But the real question is whether any president should be turned into an easy reading hero. Especially when Faber's Harry Truman (1973) allows room for a smidgen of debate.

Pub Date: Sept. 1, 1975

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 64

Publisher: Putnam

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 1, 1975