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Truman, Eisenhower, & Kennedy

12 minutes

Now Playing As: Captioned (English)

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Archival film helps chronicle the presidencies of Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and John F. Kennedy. Discusses Truman's use of the atomic bomb in Japan to end World War II, the rise of the Cold War between America and the Soviet Union, the Korean War, the space race, the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Civil Rights movement, and the assassination of Kennedy in 1963.

Media Details

Runtime: 12 minutes

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