Harry S. Truman

MacArthur Made Post-War Japan What It Is Today

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur is an icon of American military history, a soldier who served his country for more than a half-century and is …

Korean War

Truman is back in the saddle, again

If you’re playing a Where’s Waldo game with the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re doing exactly what Secretary …

North Atlantic

Happy Birthday, Air Force!

On September 18, 1947, the United States Air Force was officially formed. The U.S. military first purchased planes in 1909, just six years after the …


Female MPs 'should get out of the kitchen'

Liberal senator Connie Fierravanti-Wells has told female MPs "they should get out of the kitchen" if they can't handle the heat of the "brutal …

Scott Morrison

The first black female White House reporter had to pawn her watch every week just to eat

By Leslie Guttman<p>It was rare to be a woman or African American covering the White House in the 1940s, and Alice Dunnigan was both.<p>The Kentucky-born journalist was the first African American woman to be granted access to cover the White House, as well as Congress, the Supreme Court and the State …

Civil Rights

US Aircraft Carrier off NS.

the US Navy Aircraft Carrier USS Harry S. Truman, and its strike group are currently believed to be operating off Nova Scotia. Pictured above is the …


Donald Trump’s newest ‘reality’ show is a flop & should be cancelled

Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s <i>Hardball</i>, recently introduced a panel segment on Donald Trump’s continuous lies. He laughed and recited a line …


Sept. 11 Revealed The Importance And Limits Of The President's Daily Briefing

On Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush was visiting Sarasota, Fla. At 8 a.m. sharp, the CIA's Michael Morell delivered the daily intelligence briefing — something he did six mornings a week — regardless of whether the president was at the White House or on the road.<p>"Contrary to press reporting …

George W. Bush

CAA Football Weekly Awards - Sept. 10

<b>JaJuan Lawson, Sr., QB, Rhode Island (Petaluma, Calif./Casa Grande)</b><p><b>McAllister Ingram, So., DB, Elon (Thomasville, N.C./Ledford)</b><p>Ingram recorded a …

James Madison

The adorable love stories of 11 presidents and their first ladies

Marriage is one thing that all of the US presidents throughout history have in common — with the exception of lifelong bachelor James Buchanan.<p>Not all of those relationships were equally rock steady, though.<p>Some first ladies, like John Quincy Adams's wife Louisa, felt deeply uncomfortable in the …


Retrospective: U.S. presidents visit Montana

George W. Bush

Invigorating U.S. Leadership in Global Development

<i>The following brief history of the U.S. foreign assistance program by Senior Fellow Brian Atwood was prepared for an August 1-3, 2018 Brookings Blum</i> …


Like President Trump, Richard Nixon also did not attend an important National Cathedral service: James D. Robenalt (Opinion)

CLEVELAND -- President Donald Trump was disinvited from speaking or even attending the late Sen. John McCain's memorial service at the Washington …

Donald Trump

Congress should initiate impeachment proceedings

Regarding the Aug. 30 news article “Trump defends response to deadly hurricane in Puerto Rico”:<p>Amid the swirl of partisan controversy surrounding Trumpian behavior and the awaited Mueller report, and the “buck stops here” mantra of President Harry S. Truman, it is increasingly clear that the …


Truman, Lincoln strike groups train together in western Atlantic Ocean

The USS Harry S. Truman and USS Abraham Lincoln began dual-carrier qualification operations Wednesday in the western Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Navy …

Atlantic Ocean

A former president’s modest life

No doubt Jimmy Carter is a modest man living a modest life, but the Aug. 19 front-page article “The un-celebrity president” did the most unpresidential ex-president a disservice. Harry S. Truman and his wife left the White House and returned to Missouri. Truman turned down employment offers that he …


Truman, Lincoln Strike Groups Conduct Dual—Carrier Ops

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) began dual—carrier sustainment and qualification operations Aug. 29 in the western …


Leeway Striker now in Halifax.

Home / News / Halifax Shipping News / Leeway Striker now in Halifax.<p>the Leeway Striker appeared at COVE over the weekend. A new Acquisition By Leeway …


White House Historical Association and Kennedy Center Host Presidential Sites Summit - White House Correspondents Insider

Tammy Haddad, Anita McBride, Jamie Vanderbilt, David M. Rubenstein, Adan Canto, Mack McLarty, Capricia Marshall, Kirk Saduski, Massee McKinley, Tweed …

American History

Five Weeks After its Return to Norfolk, USS Harry S. Truman Has Left Again

NORFOLK -- The USS Harry S. Truman strike group has once again left Norfolk.<p>A little more than a month after its surprise return to Naval Station …


Harry S. Truman Strike Group Back Underway After More Than a Month in Port

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) departs Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 28, 2018. US Navy Photo<p>The Harry S. Truman Carrier …


Truman Carrier Strike Group departs Norfolk after port visit

The USS Harry S. Truman, and its accompanying strike group, set sail from Naval Station Norfolk on Tuesday following a month-long extended port visit.

Harry S. Truman

Poll: 41 percent of Americans say Trump is the worst president ever

According to a recent The Economist/YouGov poll, 41% of Americans find Donald Trump to be the worst president the nation has ever had.<p>The 1,500 participants in the survey, which was conducted from August 19 to 21, were free to choose any individual who has ever held the high office, but most appear …

Donald Trump

How Harry S. Truman went from being a racist to desegregating the military - The Washington Post

When Harry Truman became president in 1945, Southern members of Congress were delighted. They thought he’d be sympathetic to segregationists. He proved them wrong.

Harry S. Truman

Readers respond: We've seen civility and it's not Trump

Calling for civility in public discourse is always a good thing ("A little civility, please," Aug.19). David F. Eastman, however, lays the blame …

Donald Trump

Six Things You Need to Know about U.S. 2nd Fleet

From Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public AffairsOn Aug. 24, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson presided over the Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet …


First Black female journalist to cover the White House to be honored with life-sized statue | Gary

<b>Paula Robo, Essence</b><p>The first African-American woman credentialed to cover the White House will be honored with a life-sized statue to be erected next …

The White House

Before the CIA, There Was the “Cloak and Dagger Group of Snoopers”

The CIG lasted less than two years but laid the groundwork for today's famous spy agency.<p>Fleet Adm. William D. Leahy had a very weird day on Jan. 24, …

National Security

Robert H. Ferrell, authority on Truman, 97

NEW YORK — One day in late 1978, historian Robert H. Ferrell drove eight hours from Bloomington, Ind., to the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library …


A Look At Presidents Before And After Their Time in Office

Some of them went through remarkable changes.<p>Being president of the United States is no easy feat — in fact, it is an incredibly difficult and …

Barack Obama