Harry S. Truman


COBBLESTONE Magazine May-June 2021. Harry S. Truman did not aspire to the become U.S. president, but he turned out to be an excellent choice.


Hey Harry! Get to know the 33rd President of the United States, his history, his family, his beliefs and politics, his homes, his role models, and how he came to be a president in charge of making decisions during one of the most pivotal points in world history.


Harry S. Truman became president during a turbulent time in American history, made some extremely impactful decisions that not only affected the country, but the world at large, and also spent the majority of his time after being President answering the information line in his local library. There are many levels to this important yet often overlooked president and you can get to know them all with this edition of COBBLESTONE Magazine. You’ll also take a brief jaunt around the globe to meet other famous folks during the time of Truman to get a context of what the rest of the world was like.


Enjoy features including:

  • A Missouri Boy by Mary Morton Cowan
  • From Missouri to D.C. by Mary Morton Cowan
  • An Unexpected President by Richard Brownell
  • On the Home Front by Richard Brownell
  • Leader in an Uncertain World by Richard Brownell
  • Truman’s Homes Away From Home by Elizabeth Howard
  • Rise of the VPs by Andrew Matthews
  • Citizen’s Library by Meg Chorlian

Regular features of COBBLESTONE Magazine include: Did You Know, Going Global, Freeze Frame, Your Letters, Just for Fun, Dr. D’s Mystery Hero, Spotlight On…, Say What? and Cartoon Connection.