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Truman and the Hiroshima Cult (Rhetoric & Public Affairs) Hardcover – 31 Dec 1995

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  • Hardcover: 287 pages
  • Publisher: Michigan State University Press (31 Dec. 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0870134035
  • ISBN-13: 978-0870134036
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.3 x 22.9 cm
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Seeking the reason so much animosity has been generated over President Truman's motives in dropping the atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, Newman (emeritus professor, communication, U. of Pittsburgh) concludes that the source of discontent is a "cult" which has grown in the US since the 1960s. It was weaned on disillusionment spawned by concerns about a

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