I share my place of origin with the Oregon Trail, Former President Truman, (that's about it) (Photograph of President Harry S. Truman and Mrs. Bess Truman on the Porch of Their Independence, Missouri Home ,
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman: Harry Truman had only been vice president for three months before assuming the presidency. During his nearly eight years in office, he attempted to contain the spread of communism as the Cold War heated up.
Harry Truman is famously known to have had a sign on his desk that said The buck stops here. But that was when, Democrat or Republican, you could count on the president of the United States to be a patriotic American.