Margaret Truman
American writer
Margaret Truman
Mary Margaret Truman Daniel, also known as Margaret Truman or Margaret Daniel, was an American singer who later became the successful author of a series of murder mysteries and a number of works on US First Ladies and First Families, including a biography of her father, President Harry S. Truman. The only child of President Truman and First Lady Bess Truman, she was "a witty, hard-working Midwestern girl with singing talent who was neither particularly pretty nor terribly plain."
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Obama Treats Himself To Boys' Weekend In Florida
Huffington Post - about 4 years
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Faced with a lonely weekend of rattling around the White House without his wife and daughters, President Barack Obama arranged a golf outing with some buddies. In Florida. Immediately after a speech Friday in his hometown of Chicago on building a stronger middle class, Obama flew into the airport in West Palm Beach and was driven for nearly an hour to coastal Palm City and behind the gates of the Floridian Yacht and Golf Club, an exclusive resort that will serve as the president's home away from home until he returns to Washington on Monday. It's a weekend with the boys, presidential style. Eyebrows might have been raised at the thought of the president, any president, high-tailing it out of Washington, without his family, for some "me time" hundreds of miles away from the Oval Office. First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha are on an annual, President's Day weekend ski vacation out West. As it turns out, a president g ...
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When Harry Met Eddie - The Jewish Week
Google News - over 5 years
While Margaret Truman wrote in a biography of her father that a “great deal of myth and exaggeration has been wrapped around” Truman's meeting with Jacobson, and that the idea that the two maintained a close friendship is “absurd,” Jacobson's
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Five things to know: The Bingham Exhibit draws to a close - Blue Springs Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
It will draw on the library's memorabilia and correspondence from those families and will for the first time display newly released materials from Bess Truman and Margaret Truman Daniel. It opens March 9 and runs the rest of 2012
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Evening computer classes still have openings - Longview News-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
... “Angels & Demons” by Dan Brown; “Mobbed” by Carol Higgins Clark; “Spider Web” by Earlene Fowler; “Fallen” by Karin Slaughter; “One Was A Soldier” by Julia Spencer-Fleming; “Monument To Murder” by Margaret Truman; “Over Her Dead Body” by Kate White
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Ricin bomb: al-Qaeda's revenge for bin Laden? - First Post
Google News - over 5 years
It also crops up from time to time in American detective fiction, most famously in one of Margaret Truman's excellent novels, set against the background of official Washington. Brought up in the White House when her father Harry Truman was president,
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Thriller puts bomb on warplane filled with wounded - STLtoday.com
Google News - over 5 years
Crime writer Margaret Truman — yes, that Margaret Truman — loads two oddities into the setting of "Monument to Murder," her latest DC crime novel. First, Truman sets most of the book in faraway Savannah, Ga., with just a few chapters unwinding in
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Community News - Staunton News Leader
Google News - over 5 years
Her presentation is relevant to the book "The President's House," by Margaret Truman, that is the basis for the summer reading program. Sign-ups for the bus trip Aug. 27 to Washington, DC,will be accepted during the program. The cost of the trip is $28
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Ervin T Truman - Desert Valley Times
Google News - over 5 years
He is survived by his siblings, Leola Terry, Glade Truman, William Truman, Pauline Bowler, and Richard Truman; his children, Carl (Margaret) Truman, Bruce (Claudette) Truman, Dean (Elizabeth) Truman, Nancy (Doug) Dowding, Russell (Kathy) Truman,
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Grammar Gremlins: 'Ahold' a 'horror' but OK to use informally - Knoxville News Sentinel
Google News - over 5 years
If you add the "a" to "hold," you call more attention to the word. One usage handbook labels "ahold" a horror but acknowledges that dictionaries now accept it. American Heritage Dictionary lists this example used by Margaret Truman: "Can you tell me
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East Northport Author Nominated for Award - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
A large source for his book was David Halberstam's "The Coldest Winter," as well as two books he calls "his bibles, "David McCullough's "Truman" and Margaret Truman's biography of her father, "Harry S. Truman." The humanity reflected in "Truman and
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From the UCA Archives: Margaret Truman sang at UCA - Log Cabin Democrat
Google News - over 5 years
One of the more interesting celebrities to perform at UCA was Margaret Truman, singer and daughter of President Harry Truman. Miss Truman sang in Ida Waldran Auditorium on March 6, 1952. Miss Truman, and her traveling companions, arrived in Conway just
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Linda Christian, il mito di una «anatomic bomb» - La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno
Google News - over 5 years
Linda scelse un abito bianco in seta lucida delle sorelle Fontana con strascico e lungo velo che lanciò le stiliste nello star system internazionale (anche Margaret Truman, figlia del presidente degli Stati Uniti, si rivolse a loro), Ty si affidò al
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Entertainment events in St. Charles County - STLtoday.com
Google News - over 5 years
... on "Half Broke Horses: A True Novel," by Jeanette Walls; 2 pm July 21 at Middendorf-Kredell Branch Library, 2750 Highway K, O'Fallon, on "Murder in the White House," by Margaret Truman; 7 pm July 21 at Spencer Road Branch Library, 427 Spencer Road,
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Fox Point Native's Love of Ships Charts Early Career Course - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
On that historic day, the ship was fully booked with 1700 passengers, including Vincent Astor, Margaret Truman and Sara Roosevelt. The Conservancy also recently hosted a gala that took 150 Conservancy patrons and friends back to that special era in
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Betty Ford död - Sourze
Google News - over 5 years
I en intervju med Margaret Truman (president Trumans dotter) inför hennes bok "First Ladies", efter att Betty hade lämnat Vita Huset sa hon att hon hade varnat presidenten att inte benåda president Nixon för hans inblandning i Watergate-affären
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Betty Ford, a first lady who struggled and inspired, dies at 93 - Toronto Star
Google News - over 5 years
A decade later, reminiscing with Margaret Truman for Truman's book “First Ladies,” Ford voiced regret over that television appearance. Later that year, despite her advocacy for abortion rights, she reined herself in. She said nothing about the
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Un maître de cérémonie nommé Truman Capote - Le Figaro
Google News - over 5 years
Rose Kennedy est là, tout comme Margaret Truman Daniel et Alice Roosevelt Longworth. Des artistes : Andy Warhol, Cecil Beaton. Des écrivains, dont Norman Mailer. Mais également des incongrus : l'économiste Kenneth Galbraith, des amis d'enfance de
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Michael Devine: Harry Truman - the worth of the man - Blue Springs Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
However, recently opened Truman and Wallace family documents, made available to the Truman Library following the death of his daughter Margaret Truman Daniel in 2008, reveal that the former president had planned carefully for his retirement
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Notes from a Food Diva: A Trip Down Memory Lane - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
... same table where the luncheons I planned, marketed, prepared and presented were served to the Duke of Windsor, President Herbert Hoover, the head of the state of Israel, the president of Mexico and his body guard, Margaret Truman and Helen Hayes
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Margaret Truman
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2008
    Age 84
    In later life, Truman lived in her Park Avenue home. She died on January 29, 2008, in Chicago (to which she was relocating to be nearer her son Clifton).
    More Details Hide Details She was said to have been suffering from "a simple infection" and had been breathing with the assistance of a respirator. Her ashes, and those of her husband, were interred in Independence, in her parents' burial plot on the grounds of the Truman Library.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1957
    Age 33
    She appeared several times as a panelist (and once as a mystery guest) on the game show What's My Line? and guest-starred more than once on NBC's The Martha Raye Show. In 1957, she sang and played piano on The Gisele MacKenzie Show
    More Details Hide Details Truman's full-length biography of her father, published shortly before his death, was critically acclaimed. She also wrote a personal biography of her mother and histories of the White House and its inhabitants (including first ladies and pets). A series of murder mysteries set in and around Washington, D.C. published under her name were ghostwritten, first by William Harrington (according to Harrington) and then allegedly by Donald Bain. Truman published regularly into her eighties. She also served on the board of directors for the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum and the Board of Governors of the Roosevelt Institute.
  • 1956
    Age 32
    On April 21, 1956, Truman married New York Times reporter (and later editor) Clifton Daniel at Trinity Episcopal Church in Independence; he died in 2000.
    More Details Hide Details They had four sons:
  • 1955
    Age 31
    She became part of the team of NBC Radio's Weekday show that premiered in 1955, shortly after its Monitor program made its debut.
    More Details Hide Details Paired with Mike Wallace, she presented news and interviews aimed at a female listening audience.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1952
    Age 28
    On March 17, 1952, Truman was guest soloist on The Railroad Hour in a presentation of Sari.
    More Details Hide Details Truman also performed on the NBC Radio program The Big Show. There she met writer Goodman Ace, who gave her advice and pointers; Ace became a lifelong friend, advising Truman even after The Big Show.
  • 1951
    Age 27
    Truman's professional acting debut occurred April 26, 1951.
    More Details Hide Details She co-starred with James Stewart in the "Jackpot" episode of Screen Directors Playhouse on NBC radio.
  • 1950
    Age 26
    Reviewers were not always kind, but her father was fiercely protective: when in 1950 Washington Post music critic Paul Hume wrote that Truman was "extremely attractive on the stage... but cannot sing very well.
    More Details Hide Details She is flat a good deal of the time. And still cannot sing with anything approaching professional finish," President Truman wrote to Hume, "Some day I hope to meet you. When that happens you'll need a new nose, a lot of beefsteak for black eyes, and perhaps a supporter below!" A 1951 Time Magazine cover featured Truman with a single musical note floating by her head. She performed on stage, radio, and television until the mid-1950s.
  • 1947
    Age 23
    After operatic vocal training, Truman's singing career began with a debut radio recital in March 1947.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1944
    Age 20
    In June 1944, she christened the battleship USS Missouri at Brooklyn Navy Yard (and spoke again in 1986 at the ship's recommissioning).
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  • 1942
    Age 18
    In 1942, she matriculated at George Washington University, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi and earned a B.A. in History in 1946.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1934
    Age 10
    She attended school in Independence until her father's 1934 election to the U.S. Senate, after which her education was split between schools in Washington, D.C. and Independence.
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  • 1924
    Age 0
    Born on February 17, 1924.
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