Taking the Oath: America's History from the Oval Office

Harry S. Truman: 1945 - 1953

  • Season 1
  • , Episode 13  | 
  • Aired: 4/12/2011
    • Length: 11:41
    • Plays: ???
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Harry S. Truman became President on April 12th, 1945, when Franklin D. Roosevelt died just two months after taking the office for a record fourth term. Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb on Japan brought the end to World War II.

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