Where the Buck Stops
The Personal and Private Writings of Harry S. Truman
ISBN10: 0446391751 ISBN13: 9780446391757 Contributors: Truman, Harry S. Publisher: Grand Central Pub Published: Oct 1 1990 Weight: 1.05lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Shortly after he left office, President Harry S. Truman began to write down his typically blunt, honest commentaries about FDR and his other colleagues, the job of the presidency, the workings of the government and the Constitution -- and his picks for the nation's best and worst presidents. Since he minced no words, Truman asked that these writings -- sometimes funny, sometimes very serious, always to the point -- be released to the public only after he and Mrs. Truman were gone.
Now, this totally frank book by the thirty-third president, lovingly edited by his daughter, Margaret, has been published at last. In it, Truman speaks clearly in his own inimitable voice, and with the down-home, across-the-back-fence feeling of a born storyteller from Missouri, he tells you exactly what's on his mind about these and other subjects: