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Postscripts by Joe Snyder — Harry Truman, The Missouri President

When I finished reading about President Roosevelt in Presidential Anecdotes, I couldn’t stop there and had to read on about the next president, Harry Truman.

On April 12, 1945, Vice-President Harry S. Truman, who was born in 1884, dropped by Speaker Sam Rayburn’s office for a late afternoon drink. As Rayburn was mixing the drinks he said that Steve Early, the White House press secretary, had left a message asking

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