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TRUMAN, Harry S. Truman Speaks. New York: Columbia University Press, 1960. 8vo. Photographic frontispiece. Original blue cloth.
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY TRUMAN TO ELEANOR ROOSEVELT on the half-title: "With very best wishes and kindest regards to The First Lady of the World, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt from her friend & admirer Harry S. Truman 4/22/60." Truman gave a series of public lectures at Columbia University on April 27, 28 and 29, 1959 in which he also entertained questions. These informal sessions form the basis of Truman Speaks. He speaks extensively about his administration and Roosevelt's. A FINE ASSOCIATION COPY.
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