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Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman

Cold War: American Leaders

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman

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Harry Truman had only been vice president for three months before assuming the presidency. During his nearly eight years in office, he attempted to contain the spread of communism as the Cold War heated up.

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