American Experience

The Presidents: Truman

Season 10 Episode 1 | 4h 11m 8s

Of all the men who had held the office, he was the least prepared. As president, Harry Truman was responsible for dropping the atomic bomb on Japan, ending World War II and finding America's place in the international order at the start of the Cold War.

Aired: 12/29/08

Expires: 02/27/18

Rating: TV-PG

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