American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Truman, Elizabeth Known as "Bess.” 1885-1982. First Lady of the United States (1945-1953) as the wife of President Harry S. Truman. She was a valued adviser to her husband.
- Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972. The 33rd President of the United States (1945-1953). He authorized the use of the atomic bomb against Japan (1945), implemented the Marshall Plan (1948), initiated the establishment of NATO (1949), and ordered U.S. involvement in the Korean War (1950-1953).
- n. elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th term; became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972)
“Researchers are now documenting what they termed Truman syndrome.”
“Treasury secretary Edwin Truman told The Christian Science Monitor in October — an advantage that comes from having a large critical mass of financial professionals, covering many different specialties, along with lawyers, accountants, and others to support them, all in close physical proximity.”
“The party of FDR, Kennedy, and Truman is ancient history.”
“Today Truman is widely respected and McCarthy's name has become a synonym for political gangsterism.”
“By 2001, that sum doubled to about $200 billion, according to Edwin Truman of the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington.”
“A sometimes impressive, oft-erratic president like Truman is lionized, while the more even-keeled greatness of Dwight D. Eisenhower is persistently undervalued.”
“Last fall, Edwin Truman prepared a good-governance scorecard for dozens of “sovereign wealth” funds — government-run investment funds like SAFE and the CIC.”
“Truman is that he once remarked that he has a huge number of Jewish votes to contend with.”
“Miss Truman is a unique American phenomenon with a pleasant voice of little size and fair quality.”
“The new USS Truman is also near the USS Roosevelt in the Atlantic having just been ammo resupplied after completing sea trials.”
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