• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Bess Truman: Life in the Spotlight


Did You Know?

Henry Wallace and Harry Truman. Credit: Truman Library

Much of our modern world might be an entirely different place if Franklin Roosevelt’s previous vice president, Henry Wallace, had still been in office the day President Roosevelt died. Although not a communist himself, Wallace was endorsed by the Communist Party when he ran for president in 1948.