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Harry S. Truman

This engraving of President Harry S. Truman was produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Truman became president on April 12, 1945, following the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Earlier in his career, he had served as a judge, United States Senator representing his home state of Missouri, and headed the headed the Senate War Investigating Committee during World War II. As president, he witnessed the creation of the United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and oversaw United States involvement in the Korean War. Truman served as president until 1953.
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