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U.S. History Topics » Government » Presidents

Truman Presidential Library and Museum

helps students and educators work with primary source materials. The project offers documents, photographs, records, cartoons, and other archival material for research projects. (National Archives and Records Administration)

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Interesting Fact:

ore than once, Truman had said he might like to try his hand at politics. In late 1921, he got his chance. Jim Pendergast and his father, Mike, asked him to run for the Jackson County Court. Truman was elected Eastern Judge and later served two terms as Presiding Judge.
President Truman holding Nov. 3, 1948 edition of 'Chicago Daily Tribune' with a headline that proclaims 'Dewey Defeats Truman.'

Nov. 2, 1948

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