1947 Truman Diary Re-Discovered

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/1329316/1329317" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Archivists at the Truman Library announce the discovery of a diary kept by President Harry S. Truman in 1947. The diary, which details among other things Truman's thoughts on the Marshall Plan and his meetings with world leaders, also suggests the president was eager to see Dwight D. Eisenhower become president. Hear NPR's Ari Shapiro.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.