History Stories
CATEGORY: Harry S. Truman
What Is the Nuclear ‘Button’ and Where Did It Come From?
January 3, 2018

Every president since Kennedy has carried the nuclear football, but none have ever used it. Read More

13 TV Moments That Defined the American Presidency
September 25, 2017

The history of commanders on camera. Read More

The Surprising Trump–Truman Connection at the United Nations
September 22, 2017

Trump, who has been inconsistent in his stance on the U.N., praised a historic example of American cooperation with its allies. Read More

The Truman-Dewey Election, 65 Years Ago
November 1, 2013

On the 65th anniversary of one of the greatest upsets in American politics, get the story on President Harry Truman’s unexpected re-election victory over Thomas Dewey. Read More