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Be civil, not docile

...persist in denigrating maverick, principled politicians? We used to celebrate them. Recall how supporters urged on Harry Truman: "Give 'em hell, Harry!"If Jimmy Stewart's filibustering character Mr. Smith were in Congress today, he'd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-30/be-civil-not-docile
GOP will control Congress

...the election with a 234-201 majority, was on track to match or surpass the party held during Democratic President Harry Truman's administration more than 60 years ago.They gained 10 seats and counting; Democrats just one.Republicans claimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-04/gop-will-control-congress
Turn out on Tuesday

...fit for the General Assembly, as a consensus-builder. Part of his philosophy mirrors a quote often attributed to Harry Truman: "It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." Jones has passion and energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-21/turn-out-tuesday
Bud Selig is praised on Jackie Robinson Day

...until this evening.Selig frequently points out that Robinson's first game occurred more than a year before President Harry Truman desegregated the U.S. military and seven years before the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-15/bud-selig-praised-jackie
Playing golf is positively presidential

...much that it irks his critics.Since the turn of the previous century, only three presidents ? Herbert Hoo ver, Harry Truman and Jim my Carter ? have avoided the desire to grip it and rip it. Party affiliation seems to have no influence on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/playing-golf-positively-presi
Weathering the storm with a real media star

...Kirby's Augusta" history video.This one tells the story of an Augusta man who went to Washington in 1947 to see Harry Truman. And he was packing a pistol. It's on YouTube as well as on our home page at augustachronicle.com.Another weekend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-12/weathering-storm-real-media-s
Pinehurst No. 2 caddie knows his turf

...handling a 4-iron than he was at keeping secrets.They were all enjoyable to be around, whether it was Nixon or Harry Truman or Dwight Eisenhower or Gerald Ford.Tonight, when the latest U.S. Open champion is crowned, McRae should be there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-14/pinehurst-no-2-caddie-knows-
Bookworm: 'Butler' serves up juicy bits of history

...He "wasn't ... looking for a job," but applied anyway. Not long after he was hired, he met his first boss, Harry Truman.In the aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination, Allen held a party for White House children because he understood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-08-15/bookworm-butler-serves-juicy-bits-h
Headline usually says it all in a presidential election

...was reported "back in the fold."Things were close on Election Night 1948, when the Chronicle headline reported Harry Truman's lead was "slight." At least we had him leading, unlike the Chicago Tribune, which famously and incorrectly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-03/headline-usually-says-it-all-
Votes for write-ins defeated in primaries aren't counted

...Maddox.The first person elected to a major office as a write-in candidate was Strom Thurmond in South Carolina. He won a seat in the U.S. Senate in 1954 after having been a governor and having run for president against Harry Truman.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
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