Former Prez Harry Truman was a renowned Grinch and there's still a fun & pointless debate about whether or not he was a war criminal. Accordingly,check this bit of local history that should help lower expectations for the 2020 holidays and beyond . . . Read more:
He was the leader of the free world and he would be home for Christmas. That's what Harry Truman, alone in Washington, decided. In the earliest days of presidential air travel, he authorized a dicey flight through winter storms to Independence on Dec. 25, 1945.