The Accidental President
  • Author : A. J. Baime
  • Release Date : 21 May 2022
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 13 : 9780544617346
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Book Description: A look at the president's tumultuous first four months in office examines the events he presided over, including the founding of the United Nations, the Nazi surrender, the liberation of concentration camps, and the decision to drop the bomb.

The Accidental President

The Accidental President

Author : A. J. Baime
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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