Getting Owned By The Locals
Trip Start Oct 20, 2012
10Trip End Nov 10, 2012
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“Good”, we told him. “Do you know much about Harry Truman? “ “Do I ever,” said the man
“Harry Truman was not elected as president first off. He was the vice president for Roosevelt until the death of Franklin Roosevelt in 1945. During his term , Helped Renovated the White House and he launched the atom bomb on Japan. During the Renovation he had to stay in the Blair House till the project is complete. During the Renovations two terrorist from Porto Rico plot an assassination attempt on the president to raise awareness for the rebellion in Porto Rico. The assassins plotted for months to kill him and on November 1, 1950 they assaulted the home. They never made it inside the house and they both died in the attack.
The Atom Bomb was being built for military use; to President Truman it was as if entire planet fell on him. The president was a hard, working persistent man that wouldn't give up. He pushed through the first years as president and helped end World War II with the bombing of Japan. The bomb he released was nothing like any other bomb. The atom bomb had the force of 20,000 tons of TNT. In his speech to the public he talks to them about the race to build this bomb and how “we have spent two billion dollars on the greatest scientist gamble and we won."
“Thank you sir for that history lesson about President Harry Truman