Harry S. Truman: Report to the American People on Korea


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President Harry Truman was known for his plain-spoken and straightforward speaking style. From his early days in office, he developed a reputation as an honest and extremely hardworking politician, and his public comments reflected these traits. Humorous and warm in person and in small groups, Truman could appear stiff when giving formal addresses. He generally disliked public speaking and had the distinct disadvantage of following Roosevelt, one of the best public speakers who ever sat...