Opinion (writing as Senator Harry S. Truman), "We Must 'Freeze' Our Aircraft Designs!," Published in "Flying and Popular Aviation (USA)," April 1942, Vol. 30 No. 4, Pages 18-19, 68, 70, 72.
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I don't want this office, this responsibility, any longer, even if you want me. Find the strongest and most able and God bless you. Good-bye.
Many of Truman's family had either owned slaves, held pro-slavery views, or openly supported the Confederacy, and Truman grew up in an environment that harbored many racist views. While beginning his political career, he was encouraged to join the Ku Klux Klan (and ultimately declined). Nonetheless, Truman went on to espouse civil rights platforms and became the first twentieth century president ...
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