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2/ Some Democrats, notably former President Harry Truman, said Kennedy was too young and inexperienced. JFK responded that after naval service during WWII, he had served 14 years in Congress - more than Truman himself

A talented economist, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander made a career for herself as a lawyer and activist. In 1947 she was appointed to President Harry Truman’s committee on civil rights

This Day 1972: Lyndon Johnson - who himself had just 27 days to live - paid his respects to Harry Truman, the day after the 33d president's death

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Joe Scarborough on similarities between incoming President Joe Biden and President Harry Truman: They were creatures of the senate and they understood how to bring together coalitions.

A talented economist, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander made a career for herself as a lawyer and activist. In 1947 she was appointed to President Harry Truman’s committee on civil rights

Opinion by P. Chidambaram | The anthropometric indicators, including malnutrition, have got worse. Where does the responsibility lie? The sign on the desk of President Harry Truman read, ‘The buck stops here’.

After watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946), President Harry Truman said, "'If Bess and I had a son, we'd want him to be just like Jimmy Stewart.’’ (Not sure if Truman knew that Stewart was a Republican.)

Opinion by P. Chidambaram | The anthropometric indicators, including malnutrition, have got worse. Where does the responsibility lie? The sign on the desk of President Harry Truman read, ‘The buck stops here’.

Ex-President Harry Truman on Christmas 1958 in New York City with Santa Claus, played by Judge Samuel Rosenman, whose granddaughter Lynn is now married to Judge Merrick Garland: #HSTL 

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"The last time the United States faced a similar threat, in the early years of the Cold War, our political leaders rushed to enact policies that would preempt the challenges of a changing world order. President Harry S. Truman oversaw the creation of the CIA, Air Force..."

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This is how President Harry Truman reacted to a reckless, lying demagogue. Unsent telegram from Truman to Joe McCarthy, 1950:

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On this day in 1949, President Harry Truman nearly doubled the federal minimum wage from 40 cents an hour to 75 cents. Our current federal minimum wage of $7.25 was set way back in 2009 and hasn’t increased since. We need a $15 minimum wage to be the national floor—now.

President Harry Truman, 1952, on how Republicans use the term "socialism" against everything that helps average working people.

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I wore this pin today because it’s Harry Truman’s birthday. He was my first U.S. president, and he understood that America was stronger when it worked with our allies and partners. We ignore that lesson at our peril.

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If Harry Truman couldn't nationalize the steel industry during wartime, President Trump certainly doesn't have the power to declare a nonexistent emergency and build a multi-billion dollar wall on the border. That's a complete nonstarter.

This week in 1949, President Harry Truman nearly doubled the federal minimum wage from 40 cents an hour to 75 cents. Our current federal minimum wage of $7.25 was set back in 2009 and hasn’t increased with the cost of living. It’s time to raise the wage.

Trump claims most legislation passed since Truman#KeepingThemHonest , "when it comes to number of bills passed, the President is not the best since Harry Truman. He's the worst since Dwight Eisenhower." -

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