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Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip


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Provides a history of Harry and Bess Truman's 2,5000-mile automobile journey from Missouri to New York, a trip begun on June 19, 1953 with no Secret Service protection and no travelling press.

About the Author

\Matthew Algeo is a public radio reporter. His first book, Last Team Standing: How the Steelers and the Eagles—"The Steagles"—Saved Pro Football During World War II, won the 2006 Nelson Ross Award for best pro football historiography. For more information, visit www.trumanroadtrip.com.

Table of 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.

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Chicago Review Press
Algeo, Matthew
Presidents - United States
Truman, Harry S.
Biography & Autobiography : Presidents & Heads of State
History : United States - 20th Century
Publication Date:
May 2009

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Biography » Presidents and Heads of State
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Travel » Travel Writing » General

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