Truman-33Rd President of the United States
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 9/5/2006
The vice-presidential term of Harry S. Truman lasted only 82 days. After he was elected V.P. under FDR’s unprecedented fourth term, he succeeded to the Presidency upon Roosevelt’s death on April 12, 1945. He oversaw and approved the atomic bombing of Japan, accepted Japan’s surrender and the defeat of Hitler and the Nazis, was instrumental in forming the United Nations and much more, including McCarthyism and the Korean War which began in 1950. 2005/b&w/36 min/G/fullscreen.
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