After Words

After Words: Clifton Truman Daniel, "Dear Harry, Love Bess: Bess Truman's Letters to Harry Truman 1919-1943" hosted by Margaret Hoover

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Clifton Truman Daniel unveils Harry and Bess Truman's letters to each other, providing both personal commentary and historical context to his grandparents' correspondence.  The two decades of writings highlight the role the former first lady played in shaping and supporting her husband's career as they approached their life in the White House.  Mr. Daniel talks with Margaret Hoover, the great granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover.

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Clifton Truman Daniel

Clifton Truman Daniel is son of the late E. Clifton Daniel Jr., former managing editor of the New York Times, and Margaret Truman, a best-selling mystery writer.   He is also the oldest grandson of President Harry S. Truman.  Mr. Daniel's previous works include "Growing Up with My Grandfather: Memories of Harry S Truman."
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After Words: Clifton Truman Daniel, "Dear Harry, Love Bess: Bess Truman's Letters to Harry Truman 1919-1943" hosted by Margaret Hoover

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, December 4th at 11am (ET)
  • Monday, November 28th at 3am (ET)
  • Monday, November 28th at 12am (ET)
  • Sunday, November 27th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, November 26th at 10pm (ET)
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