Republicans Hending South

Republicans Hending South

refusing to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1953, Truman also established precedent for the "ex-executive privi- lege" later invoked Richard Nixon.
Truman threw most of his energies into party politics, and here the limits of his influence are most evident. He worked hard for his party's presidential candidates-Stevenson, in 1956, and Kennedy in 1960. But before their nominations, he tried in vain to rally support for his favorites-Averell Harriman and Stuart...

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