An insightful new biography of Harry Truman

UNTRIED AND LITTLE RESPECTED

THE TRIALS OF HARRY S. TRUMAN: THE EXTRAORDINARY PRESIDENCY OF AN ORDINARY MAN, 1945–1953 BY JEFFREY FRANK (2022) 576 PAGES ★★★★★

Millions of Koreans died in the war that devastated their two countries in 1950–53, and UN forces, mostly Americans, suffered well over 100,000 casualties. Overseeing the war was the most trying experience in Truman’s eight years in office. Image: PBS

FEAR DROVE TRUMAN’S MOST IMPORTANT DECISIONS

A BALANCED BIOGRAPHY OF HARRY TRUMAN

RAISED ON A FARM, HE NEVER GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE

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Mal Warwick

Mal Warwick

Author, book reviewer, serial entrepreneur, board member