Harry S. Truman


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

02:26

Tabs

About

Interviewees discuss the presidency of Harry S. Truman (1945-1953).

Highlights
George Faber on getting the news scoop that President Harry S. Truman would not run again
Walter Cronkite on conducting the first televised tour of the White House, with President Harry S. Truman, whom he calls "one of our better Presidents"
Irving Fein on Jack Benny doing a concert for Harry Truman and getting the president on The Jack Benny Program
Garry Simpson on covering President Truman
Dick Smith on makeup for Ed Flanders as "Harry Truman"
Frank Stanton on his association with Harry S. Truman
Who talked about this topic

David Brinkley

View Interview
David Brinkley on covering President Harry S. Truman

Walter Cronkite

View Interview
Walter Cronkite on conducting the first televised tour of the White House, with President Harry S. Truman, whom he calls "one of our better Presidents"
Walter Cronkite on his tour of the White House with President Harry S. Truman

Bob Doyle

View Interview
Bob Doyle on directing a broadcast with President Harry S. Truman
Bob Doyle on directing televised events that President Harry S. Truman would be a part of
Bob Doyle on directing the 1948 political conventions
Bob Doyle on directing coverage of the 1952 presidential conventions

George Faber

View Interview
George Faber on getting the news scoop that President Harry S. Truman would not run again

Irving Fein

View Interview
Irving Fein on Jack Benny doing a concert for Harry Truman and getting the president on The Jack Benny Program
Irving Fein on President Harry Truman doing a special episode of The Jack Benny Program

Julian Goodman

View Interview
Julian Goodman on NBC News during the 1948 Convention
Julian Goodman on working the 1948 political convention in Philadelphia, PA and radio's dominance over television

Garry Simpson

View Interview
Garry Simpson on covering President Truman

Frank Stanton

View Interview
Frank Stanton on his association with Harry S. Truman

All Topics