• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Truman Home Press Photos


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Truman home parlor. Credit: NPS

Margaret Truman gave her parents their first TV in the 1950s. Her father referred to it as the “television machine.” The color TV in the Trumans’ parlor was a gift from Margaret in 1970. No chairs face in its direction, a clear sign that they seldom watched it.