• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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Members of Congress during inauguration. Credit: Truman Library

Truman had little patience with self-proclaimed pundits. He wrote, “Senators and ex-Senators go to S[outh] A[merica], Germany, Japan, China, spend two or three days and know all about the countries and know all the answers. Guess I’m dumb.”