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Letters Between Truman and Eleanor Roosevelt

While doing research at the Truman Library Chicago-Sun-Times political columnist Steve Neal  stumbled upon more than 250 letters between President Harry S. Truman and his United Nations Representative Eleanor Roosevelt, written from 1945 until 1962.

The letters document their friendship, and the turbulent times during which it took place. Neal published the letters in the collection Eleanor and Harry: The Correspondence of Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. In 2002, WBEZ's Steve Edwards spoke with Neal.

Steve Neal died in 2004 at the age of 54.

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