Harry S. Truman was as ill prepared to be president of the United States as any man who has occupied the White House in the last century, yet he was confronted, immediately on being catapulted into office, with a wide variety of dramatic and unexpected challenges perhaps unique in modern times.
Roosevelt & Churchill, 1939-1941: The Alliance That Saved the West. By Joseph P. Lash. Norton. $12.95.
Winston Churchill wrote after the first World War that the action of the United States in the war period depended upon the workings of Woodrow W [...]