As Franklin D. Roosevelt's health deteriorated in the months leading up to the Democratic National Convention of 1944, Democratic leaders confronted a dire situation. Given the inevitability of the president's death during a fourth term, the choice of a running mate for FDR was of profound importance. The Democrats needed a man they could trust. They needed Harry S. Truman.Robert Ferrell tells an engrossing tale of ruthless ambition, secret meeti...
By Robert H. Ferrell
Series: Give 'em Hell Harry (Book 1)
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: University of Missouri (August 4, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2120479
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This is a first-rate and relatively objective account of a neglected event. The author has done a pioneering task in assembling data from disparate sources and tells a riveting story.