Harry S. Truman, the nation's 33rd president, enjoyed a successful career in the U.S. Senate before becoming vice president in 1945 and, months later, assuming the presidency following the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Truman, who was born on this day in 1884 in Lamar, Missouri, often said he spent the happiest 10 years of his life as a Democratic senator from Missouri.
Monday, May 08, 2017
HAPPY BIRTHDAY PREZ HARRY TRUMAN!!!
Check this important Kansas City area connection to the White House as we celebrate the life of a politico who garners not only a great deal of of fondness from locals but also is remembered as a mass-murderer who unleashed the power of the Sun on a city full of civilians . . . You decide: