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Author Miller, William Lee
Title Two Americans : Truman, Eisenhower, and a dangerous world / William Lee Miller
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  973.099 M6195 2012    AVAILABLE  -  30500101451436
Edition 1st ed
Descript vii, 404 pages ; 25 cm
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Note "Borzoi book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-385) and index
Boy's life -- Two warriors, first war -- Between the wars -- Two warriors, second war -- Normandy, nomination, Nagasaki: endings and beginnings -- Containment -- Choosing a president -- The once forgotten war -- Two moralities -- Reciprocating animosities -- Judging presidents -- The miasma of McCarthy -- Ike and Harry on race -- Bombs
Presents a dual examination of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower to analyze their similarities and differences, covering their roles in the high politics of their time and their respective experiences during and between the world wars
Subject Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961
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