Back to top

Hang On, Harry: The 1940 Election and Harry Truman’s Remarkable Victory

Age Group
For adults

 

Presenter
Terence O'Malley
Registration Required

 

Hear the fascinating story behind Missouri’s 1940 U.S. Senate race. Join author and filmmaker Terence O’Malley as he uses clips from his documentary, Tom & Harry--The Boss and the President, to explain how Harry Truman squeaked out a victory in his first Senate race without the financial backing of political boss Tom Pendergast.

 

View All Times

Register Now

Resources You May Also Like

Historic Map Works Library Edition

View city directories, land ownership maps, and more.
More Info

British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

Explore more than 400 years of women’s personal writings.
More Info

American Indian History

Access information about more than 500 groups.
More Info

Black Thought and Culture

Browse the works of leading African American authors.
More Info

Events You May Also Like

Blogs You May Also Like

Top Gun: Maverick and More!
Read More

Top Gun: Maverick and More!

Skeptical about movie sequels living up to the success of the first one, my attitude about the highly pu
Born in a Barn: Woodneath’s Farming Past
Read More

Born in a Barn: Woodneath’s Farming Past

Did you know that the land where the
Why Is Juneteenth in June?
Read More

Why Is Juneteenth in June?

I took a lot of U.S. History classes during my school days.
Celebrate the King of Rock ’n’ Roll
Read More

Celebrate the King of Rock ’n’ Roll

When you think of Elvis, what is your favorite song?

Was this page helpful? Yes No