With the help of video and graphics, we'll find out why historians so highly regard the man from Missouri (he helped found the United Nations, created the Marshall Plan to help devastated Europe recover from World War 2, broke the Soviet blockade of Berlin with the Berlin Airlift, helped create our main defense alliance, NATO; integrated the formerly segregated U.S. armed forces, etc.) And we'll see if there are lessons President Obama and all of us can learn from the Truman Adminstration.
May 24, 2009: President Truman's grandson
May 24, 2009 Truman is honored in Chicago by Harry S. Truman College on the North Side, where the director of public relations is Clifton Truman Daniel, the president's grandson. Daniel is an expert on his grandfather, lectures about him, and wrote a book about him.