The leaders you thought you knew.

This American President is a history podcast that delves into the lives and legacies of the men who have occupied the White House. Each episode immerses you in an era of history by examining the life of a U.S. President. Hosted by Richard Lim and produced by Michael Neal.

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The Power of the Universe Part II (Harry S. Truman)

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World War II was over and America and the world now looked to an era of peace. But new problems were on the horizon. The victorious allies were now forging a new world order, but couldn’t agree on what that order should look like. The world had suffered through two world wars and desperately feared a third one, especially now that the atomic genie was out of the bottle. How President Truman handled these challenges is the subject of this episode of This American President.

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