Living St. Louis

Dewey Defeats Truman

Special | 3m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The Chicago Tribune with the famous headline was handed to a victorious Harry Truman at St. Louis’ Union Station in 1948. The story behind one of the most famous mistakes in journalism history.

Aired: 11/05/18

Rating: NR

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Living St. Louis is a local public television program presented by Nine PBS.