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The Truman Victory Of 1948, David Edwin Wallace Jan 1967

The Truman Victory Of 1948, David Edwin Wallace

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The results of the Presidential election of 1948 produced one of the most stunning upsets in the history of elections in the United States. The odds against Harry S. Truman's winning re- election were considerable. As President, he was following one of the outstanding politicians in American history, Franklin Delano Roosevelt .

In April of 1948, disaffected New Dealers and many city political bosses, feeling that Truman could not win the election, attempted to convince first General Dwight D. Eisenhower and then Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas to run for President on the Democratic ticket. Up until the time ...


The American Image Of Mussolini: Public Opinion And The Press In Italian-American Relations, 1922-1930, Laylon Wayne Jordan Jan 1967

The American Image Of Mussolini: Public Opinion And The Press In Italian-American Relations, 1922-1930, Laylon Wayne Jordan

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