Harry S. Truman - 33rd President of the United States, (1945-1953) - Truman succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died after months of declining health. Under Truman, the U.S. successfully concluded World War II. In the aftermath of the conflict, tensions with the Soviet Union increased, marking the start of the Cold War.
October 17, 1952 ~ with then President Truman ~ The rising young politician gets the nod of approval from President Harry Truman, despite Truman's great dislike for Joe Kennedy Sr. Regarding Jack, Truman declares, "There is little doubt of the great political future in store for Kennedy."
After his presidency, Truman returned to his home in MO with his only income his old army pension, which was no more than $112.56 per month. Congress later passed the Former Presidents Act to give U.S. President's pensions. Truman had numerous offers from lg. corporations for work, but turned them all down, stating: "I knew that they were not intereseted in hiring Harry Truman, the person, but what they wanted to hire was the former Pres. of the U.S.
Bess and President Harry Truman at his inaugural reception in 1949. ❤❤❤ ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_S._Truman http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bess_Truman https://www.trumanlibrary.org/bwt-bio.htm
Bess Truman, wife of the Harry Truman – the 33rd President of the United States, was the only twentieth-century first lady to never give an interview during her husband’s presidency. Not only did she disliked being First Lady, Bess discontinued Eleanor Roosevelt’s First Lady press conferences. Bess did as little entertaining and social events as possible during her time in the White House.