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Saturday, September 09, 1995 N/A
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  • Season: 1995-96
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Historical Piece, Period Piece, Political Piece
  • Based On: Truman written by David McCullough
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play; Emmy Winner

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning bio by David McCullough. The life of Missouri Democrat Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) who reluctantly became the 33rd President of the United States. A man of unshakable integrity he was a farmer, World War I soldier, failed haberdasher, Senator and Vice President before beating Dewey. He spent a year of his presidency agonizing over the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.


Production Company:

  • Spring Creek Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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