Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Truman by David McCullough traces the career of President Harry Truman from his early days in Missouri through his decision to fire General Douglas MacArthur. Other crucial events depicted in the book include his confrontation of Stalin at Potsdam, his choice to send forces to Korea, and the 1948 Whistle-Stop Campaign. McCullough even tackles Truman's use of the atomic bomb. Throughout the biography of our nation's 33rd president, McCullough presents him as an ordinary man full of courage and determination.
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