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Civil Rights Legacy of Harry S Truman

By: Geselbracht, Raymond H.(Edited by)

1931112673 / 9781931112673
Paperback / softback
Stock expected by 15/04/2020
United States
230 x 155 mm, 406 grams 224 pages, b/w photos & illus
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President Harry S Truman's contribution to civil rights is generally viewed as substantial and important.

But some historians are inclined to regard his achievement as meagre, hesitantly undertaken, polluted by political motives, and inadequate.

The essays in this volume include the perspectives of historians and political scientists, of a member of Truman's White House staff, and of descendants of slaves - including General Colin Powell, Congressman John Lewis, and former Congresswoman Carrie Meek.

These essays renew a continuing dialog into the meaning of some of President Truman's most important decisions.


1KBB USA, HBJK History of the Americas, HBLW3 Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000, JPHL Political leaders & leadership, JPVH1 Civil rights & citizenship

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