Plain speaking: an oral biography of Harry S. Truman

Front Cover
Berkley Pub. Corp.; distributed by Putnam, 1974 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
38 Reviews
Based on a series of interviews with the former President during the early sixties recounting his views of the historic times he lived in as well as his own life.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
19
4 stars
17
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Plain Speaking: an Oral Biography of Harry S Truman

User Review  - Torgeir Teigum - Goodreads

"The last human being to occupy the White House" (author's saying). Interesting to read about his clear decision to use the atomic bomb and his cooperation with Trygve Lie and the United Nations to stop the Korean war. Read full review

Review: Plain Speaking: an Oral Biography of Harry S Truman

User Review  - Pammy - Goodreads

The interview work that originally occurred to assist in the production of a television series about President Harry S. Truman. The series concept lost momentum and history nearly lost the amazing ... Read full review

All 8 reviews »

Contents

Preface
15
The Happiest Childhood
43
Some Ancestors
59
Copyright

38 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information