Two Americans: Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World

Two Americans: Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World

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Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower, consecutive presidents of the United States, were midwesterners alike in many ways—except that they also sharply differed.  Born within six years of each other (Truman in 1884, Eisenhower in 1890), they came from small towns in the Missouri–Mississippi River Valley—in the midst of cows and wheat, pigs and corn, and grain elevators. Both were grandsons of farmers and sons of forceful mothers, and of fathers who knew failure;… (more)

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A comparison of the origins and careers of two presidents from the middle of the 20th century.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Anchor (April 10, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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