Harry S. Truman Presidential Library fellowship

I have been awarded a Harry S. Truman Presidential Library research fellowship by the Committee on Research, Scholarship and Education of the Harry S. Truman Library Institute, Missouri, USA.
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The Truman Library was the first of the thirteen presidential libraries in the United States of America. It is the library and resting place of Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), the 33rd President of the United States.
Truman – US President from 1945 to 1953 – most controversially sanctioned the use of nuclear weapons against Japan in 1945 but is also famous for implementing the Marshall Plan and establishing NATO; in 2006 Kofi Annan gave his final speech as United Nations Secretary General at the Truman Library, urging that the world return to Truman’s multilateral vision.
I have been awarded the grant for research on my forthcoming book on the history of food and aviation at the Library, and I visit in December.

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