The Extraordinary Presidency of an Ordinary Man — Jeffrey Frank
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After almost 30 years, new information has been uncovered … Journalist Jeffrey Frank shares a full account of Harry S. Truman’s fascinating presidency in his latest book. It was a term marked by sorrow, complexity, and hope. So, host Charles Mizrahi sat down with Frank to discuss how Truman steered our great country through one of the most turbulent periods in American history.

Topics Discussed:

  • An Introduction to Jeffrey Frank (00:00:00)
  • An Eventful Presidency (00:10:48)
  • From Lowest to Greatness (00:17:19)
  • A New Take (00:21:53)
  • Devoted Family Man (00:30:26)
  • Across the Isles (00:31:46)

Guest Bio:

Jeffrey Frank knows Washington and politics inside and out. As a journalist and author, he’s dug deep and uncovered untold stories about some of history’s most notable political figures. Previously, Frank served as a senior editor at The New Yorker and deputy editor of The Washington Post’s Outlook section. Today, he contributes works to several publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker — among others.

Resources Mentioned:

·  The Trials of Harry S. Truman: The Extraordinary Presidency of an Ordinary Man, 1945-1953


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