Definition of President Truman
1. Noun. Elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th term; became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972).
Generic synonyms: Chief Executive, President, President Of The United States, United States President
Lexicographical Neighbors of President Truman
Literary usage of President Truman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Final Months of the War with Japan: Signals Intelligence, U. S. Invasion by Douglas J. MacEachim (1999)
"President Truman Discusses ... This Tripartite Conference was scheduled to open on 15 July—just three months after President Truman had taken office. ..."
2. The Storm Clouds Clear Over China: The Memoir of Ch'en Li-fu, 1900-1993 by Li-Fu Ch'en, Hsu-hsin Chang, Ramon Hawley Myers (1994)
"While I was in the United States, 1 visited President Truman and many important ... On meeting President Truman, I told him that our country faced a very ..."
3. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"Stimson and Groves brief President Truman on the Manhattan Project. ... Stimson informs President Truman that the Interim Committee recommends keeping the ..."
4. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell (1996)
"According to President Truman, he did not even ask a single question. What Marshal Stalin was being told about was not, though as a matter of mere ..."
5. Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force by Robert Frank Futrell (1989)
"Quite without warning hi July, however, President Truman summoned Department of Defense officials and the Joint Chiefs of Staff to his office, ..."