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Truman-Mania #482199

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 13, 1975
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(Studio) 30 years ago, Harry S. Truman took office as President; Truman controversial figure then.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Independence, Missouri) [On Mort Sol's television show, Jimmy CARTER - says Harry Truman his favorite President] There's swelling of nostalgia for Truman today; film shown; song about Truman by Chicago group noted. Merle Miller wrote best selling Truman book. [MILLER - contrasts Truman and Richard Nixon.] 2 new plays about Truman coming out this year James Whitmore stars in one, "Give `Em Hell, Harry." [WHITMORE - believes Truman's greatest appeal was his honesty.] In Independence, Missouri, Truman library reports unprecedented interest in former President Mrs. Beth Truman still lives in Independence.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Reporter(s):
Perkins, Jack;
Snyder, Tom
Duration:
00:04:40

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