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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
Harry Truman not a stupid president

Regarding recent letter calling Harry Truman the "stupidest president ever": I think that when the dust of history finally settles on Mr. Truman's presidency, one will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/21/edi_296298.shtml
Editorials
Truman was prophetic about GOP

...announcement came that President Harry Truman had been re-elected. Fifty-two...President Truman, "Give 'em Hell Harry." Truman responded, "I don't give the...different today than in the days of Harry Truman. Paul L. Cook, Augusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/13/edi_295295.shtml
Editorials
Augusta orphan found fame in Washington then vanished

...Lewis was an ally of Woodrow Wilson, a key supporter of Franklin Roosevelt and a mentor to a young senator named Harry Truman.His photograph on the cover of Life magazine taken by the famous Margaret Bourke-White (Erskine Caldwell's wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-03/augusta-orphan-found-fame-was
America's birth certificate

...could that foundation not be key to what comes after? The prosperity? The liberty? The comforts? The achievements?Harry Truman once warned that, "We find it hard to believe that liberty could ever be lost in this country. But it can be lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-07-04/americas-birth-certif
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
Indicted Georgia lawmaker claims cause made him FBI target

...pregnant.Roger Malcom, a black sharecropper, had stabbed and wounded a white farmer. After the lynching, President Harry Truman dispatched the FBI to Monroe, but the federal investigators were met with a wall of silence. The FBI identified 55...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-30/indicted-georgia-lawmaker-cla
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-