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American Experience | The Presidents: Truman

The Presidents: Truman

Of all the men who had held the office, he was the least prepared. As president, Harry Truman was responsible for dropping the atomic bomb on Japan, ending World War II and finding America's place in the international order at the start of the Cold War.

Premiere Date: December 29, 2008 | Runtime: 04:10:35GPB Passport

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