Truman's triumphs : the 1948 election and the making of postwar America

Busch, Andrew

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  • Creator Andrew E. Busch
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 2012.
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  • Physical Details
    • x, 280 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780700618668, 070061866X, 9780700618675, 0700618678
  • OCLC ocn788282531

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • January 1, 1948 -- The Contenders -- Divided Democrats, Divided Republicans -- The Conventions Name Their Candidates -- Truman Defeats Dewey -- A Democratic Sweep -- Interpretations and Legacies -- Appendix A: 1948 Republican Primary Results -- Appendix B: Harry S. Truman Nomination Acceptance Speech, July 15, 1948 -- Appendix C: 1948 Presidential General Election Results -- Appendix D: Harry S. Truman Inaugural Address, January 20, 1949
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