Harry S. Truman’s Battles With the Bosses

Truman was an action hero–style president.

Host John Dickerson visits May 24, 1946, and President Harry S. Truman’s challenge to labor bosses. This episode first aired Dec 14, 2016.

Whistlestop is Slates podcast about presidential history. Hosted by Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable moments from America’s presidential carnival.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald.