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Author Algeo, Matthew.

Title Harry Truman's excellent adventure : the true story of a great American road trip / Matthew Algeo.

Imprint Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Truman,H ALG    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 TRUMAN,H ALG    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 262 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-249) and index.
Contents Washington, D.C., Inauguration Day, 1953 -- Independence, Missouri, winter and spring, 1953 -- Hannibal, Missouri, June 19, 1953 -- Decatur, Illinois, June 19-20, 1953 -- Indianapolis, Indiana, June 20, 1953 -- Wheeling, West Virginia, June 20-21, 1953 -- Frostburg, Maryland, June 21, 1953 -- Washington, D.C., June 21-26, 1953 -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 26-27, 1953 -- New York, New York, June 27-July 5, 1953 -- Pennsylvania (or, abducted), July 5-6, 1953 -- Columbus, Ohio, July 6-7, 1953 -- Richmond, Indiana, July 7, 1953 -- Indianapolis, Indiana, July 7-8, 1953 -- St. Louis, Missouri, July 8, 1953.
Summary On June 19, 1953, Harry Truman did something no other former president has done before, or since: he hit the road. No Secret Service protection. Just Harry and Bess, off to visit old friends, take in a Broadway play, celebrate their wedding anniversary in the Big Apple. Hopefully incognito.
Subject Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Travel -- United States.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Finance, Personal.
Automobile travel -- United States.
Presidents -- Retirement -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781556527777
1556527772

 
    
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