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    An Unusual Combination of Signatures, Including Harry S. Truman, Bess Truman, Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, Omar Bradley, Eddie Rickenbacker, and the Apollo 8 Crew Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), thirty-third President (1945-1953). Truman was a Senator from Missouri, and chairman of the Special Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program during World War II. In 1944 Franklin Roosevelt selected Harry Truman as his running mate. Truman served only two months as Vice President before President Franklin Roosevelt died. He ordered the atomic bombings and helped create the United Nations. He also approved of the Marshall Plan for war-torn Europe, created the Truman Doctrine, which assisted countries threatened by Communism, and backed the Korean War. At home, his Fair Deal extended some of the domestic reforms Roosevelt had started. A tan 6" x 8" sheet with ten ink signatures that was mailed around by a collector in 1968. Signers are the following (in order with dates): "Omar N Bradley General of the Army Aug 5, 1968, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker Aug. 29th 1968, Bess Truman 10/4/68, Harry Truman 10-7-68, J. H. Doolittle Nov. 12, 1968, Lady Bird Johnson Dec. 1, 1968, Lyndon B Johnson Dec. 1, 1968, William Anders, Frank Borman, Jim Lovell." In fine condition. Anders is rare in any form. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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