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PRESIDENT HARRY S TRUMAN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/09/1946 - HFSID 4675

HARRY S TRUMAN The President thanks a supportive Philadelphia editor. Typed Letter Signed: "Harry Truman" as President, 1p, 7x9. The White House, Washington, 1946 May 9. To Mr. J. David Stern, Publisher, Philadelphia Record, Philadelphia, Pa.

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HARRY S TRUMAN
The President thanks a supportive Philadelphia editor.
Typed Letter Signed: "Harry Truman" as President, 1p, 7x9. The White House, Washington, 1946 May 9. To Mr. J. David Stern, Publisher, Philadelphia Record, Philadelphia, Pa. In full: "I have read your message with real gratitude. My deepest thanks for your good wishes and for your inspiring expression of confidence." The previous day May 8, 1946, was President Truman's 62nd birthday. Truman died in 1972 at the age of 88 years and 232 days. Only Presidents John Adams (90 years and 247 days), Herbert Hoover (90 years and 71 days) and Ronald Reagan. Harry S Truman, a WWI veteran, one-time haberdasher, former U.S. Senator from Missouri (1935-1945), had been elected Vice President for the fourth term of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, and he assumed the presidency in April 1945, following the sudden death of FDR. During his first term, Truman ordered the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki (August 1945), forcing a Japanese surrender and the end of WWII (1939-1945), announced his Fair Deal domestic program (September 1945) and issued the Truman Doctrine (March 1947), which guaranteed aid to any nation resisting Communist aggression. Following his stunning 1948 defeat of Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey, Truman oversaw the foundation of NATO (April 1949) and sent troops to South Korea to repel the North Korean invasion (June 1950). After leaving the White House, Truman returned to Missouri, where he wrote his memoirs and was actively involved in the creation of the Truman Library. J. David Stern, publisher of the Philadelphia Record and later the New York Post, had been a confidante of President Franklin Roosevelt and a consistent supporter of Democratic Party programs. Fine condition.

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