More about Harry S. Truman
- He was an artillery officer in World War I.
- Truman’s wife, Elizabeth Virginia Wallace Truman, worked as his secretary when he was a U.S. Senator, and according to Truman earned, “every cent I pay her.”
- The Truman Doctrine was passed under his administration.
- "Within the first few months, I discovered that being a President is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep on riding or be swallowed."
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