Harry Truman

  1. elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th term; became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972)
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How To Use Harry Truman In A Sentence

  • U.S. President Harry Truman once remarked: " The buck stops here!
  • In 1948 Harry Truman had campaigned to cries of " Give'em hell.
  • Harry Truman, who made the decision to use it, shared with the electorate the opinion that the bomb was a legitimate weapon.
  • Of course, he has a cabinet and a civil service to help him in that awesome task, but, as President Harry Truman once famously observed, the buck stops on the desk of the elected leader.
  • Poker and politics have often been intertwined. Harry Truman had his own presidential poker chips, and the "buck" which stopped at his desk is also from the game.
  • The line about having "a lot on their plates" is a handy evasion; the military will always have a lot on their plates, just as Harry Truman did in 1948 when he desegregated the troops in the aftermath of World War II and the start of the Cold War. If Not Now, When?
  • Back in 1948, liberals were excited when President Harry Truman took to whistle-stopping and scorching the "do nothing 80th Congress" run by Republicans. Ken Blackwell: After the Flotilla Raid, Progressives Show Their True Colors
  • By 1944, Roosevelt was sick of Vice President Henry Wallace and wanted him dumped from the ticket which he was, in favor of Harry Truman. Matthew Yglesias » Commerce Cabinet Crisis IX: Jesse H. Jones
  • It's a proud tradition, as you know, of executive clemency that began with President Harry Truman.
  • But Harry Truman inherited two great wars, an atom bomb and an ally, Joseph Stalin, about to dishonor his commitments and enslave half of Europe.
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