When war broke out, black Americans fought in segregated units to serve their country. The breath of freedom they experienced in Europe flamed the fight for equality when they returned home.
Posts tagged: Harry Truman
For Harry Truman’s 129th birthday, a photo of him horsing around with Vice President John Nance Garner.
She’s zipped through an even dozen presidents during her 60 years on the throne.
Simpler times.The Senate historian describes the day in 1945 that Harry Truman became president of the United States: