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...executed in Washington, D.C.; two others who'd cooperated with authorities were spared.In 1945, President Harry S. Truman signed the U.S. instrument of ratification for the United Nations Charter. The Soviet Union declared war against Japan during...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08
Local
Juneau local awarded prestigious Truman Scholarship

...University of Portland, was awarded a prestigious Truman Scholarship from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Donohoe is only the...recipients for the 2014 scholarships. "Winning the Truman Scholarship honors every mentor I've had in...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-27/juneau-local-awarded-prestigious-tr
Neighbors
Today in history

...capturing it from the Japanese some three weeks later. The Democratic national convention in Chicago nominated Sen. Harry S. Truman to be vice president.On this date:In 1773, Pope Clement XIV issued an order suppressing the Society of Jesus, or Jesuits...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
Local
Today in history

...his country in World War II. American forces in France captured the Normandy town of St. Lo.In 1947, President Harry S. Truman signed a Presidential Succession Act which placed the speaker of the House and the Senate president pro tempore next in the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18
Local
Today in History

...permanent headquarters of the United Nations.In 1950, President Harry S. Truman named Gen. Douglas MacArthur commander-in-chief of United Nations forces in Korea. (Truman ended up sacking MacArthur for insubordination nine months later.)In...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/today-history
Local
Obama has Fox News, and Truman had Time magazine

Harry Truman could've taught Barack Obama a thing...so what if it is? Sixty years ago, the Truman administration was consistently harassed...careers. His top mission, during the Truman era, was to tell Time's readers that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110509/opi_512940589.shtml
Opinion: Trust on the road less traveled

...Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson proposed to President Harold Truman that he share our newly discovered nuclear secrets with the...Stimson stood alone with his advice, and as history notes, Truman didn't follow it. Over the next four decades the world drifted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-23/opinion-trust-road-less-traveled
Opinion
Dems gear up for convention in Nome

...Democratic nod.The convention also features a "strategic communications workshop" with the Washington, D.C.-based The Truman Project. Party spokesman Zack Fields said that will provide a training opportunity for volunteers and focus on things like...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-15/dems-gear-convention-nome
State
MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

...Wednesday evening.Selig frequently points out that Robinson's first game occurred more than a year before President Harry Truman desegregated the U.S. military and seven years before the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision that ruled...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-16/mlb-marks-67th-anniversary-robinson-de
Sports
Best president of century? Truman

...It is not difficult to pick Harry S. Truman as the best of the century. Give credit...president elected four times. But Harry Truman's programs and policies won World War...was his century.'' The list of things Truman did is immense, but that Truman did them...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121599/Ope_tru.html
Opinion

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