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Contents Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Chapter One. Early Years 1 Chapter Two. The Bank 22 Chapter Three. The Farm 37 Chapter Four. The Army 56 Chapter Five. Boom and Bust 72 Chapter Six. County Judge 91 Chapter Seven. Senator from Pendergast 124 Chapter Eight. Wartime Washington 153 Chapter Nine. A New President 177 Chapter Ten. Ending the War 198 Chapter Eleven. To Err Is Truman 218 Chapter Twelve. A New Foreign Policy 246 Chapter Thirteen. Whistle-Stop 268 Chapter Fourteen. Fair Deal 285 Chapter Fifteen. The Korean War 313 Chapter Sixteen. A New Military Force 337 Chapter Seventeen. Nadir 358 Chapter Eighteen. Retirement 384 Notes 403 Bibliography 453 Index 485 ...

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ISBN
9780826260451
Related ISBN
9780826210500
MARC Record
OCLC
533178060
Pages
519
Launched on MUSE
2014-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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