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William P. Helm • 23 Items / 21 Articles, 2 Books
Harry Truman: A Political Biography (1947)
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    F.D.R.'s Choice (Review)
    Harry Truman: A Political Biography, by William P. Helm
    1. Harry Truman: A Political Biography by William P. Helm
    The Saturday Review, September 27, 1947, p. 16
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    The Check List (3 Reviews)
    Biography
    1. The Gift of Life by William E. Woodward
    2. William Allen White's America by Walter Johnson
    3. Harry Truman: A Political Biography by William P. Helm
    The American Mercury, January 1948, p. 117
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    Books Received (8 Reviews)
    Star-Spangled Mikado, by Frank Kelley and Cornelius Ryan
    1. Star-Spangled Mikado by Frank Kelley and Cornelius Ryan
    2. The Tom-Walker by Mari Sandoz
    3. Dirty Eddie by Ludwig Bemelmans
    4. Harry Truman: A Political Biography by William P. Helm
    5. Best World Short Stories, 1947 by John Cournos and Sybil Norton
    6. The United States in World Affairs, 1945-1947 by John C. Campbell
    7. Operation Moscow by Christopher Norborg
    8. All In Line by Saul Steinberg
    The New Masses, September 30, 1947, p. 22
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    Biographies---in Brief (11 Reviews)
    Harry Truman: A Political Biography, by William P. Helm
    1. Harry Truman: A Political Biography by William P. Helm
    2. FDR: His Personal Letters by Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt
    3. The James Family: A Group Biography by F.O. Matthiessen
    4. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    5. Kosciuszko: Leader and Exile by Miecislaus Haiman
    6. Gallant General by Antoni Gronowicz
    7. Blessed Is the Match by Marie Syrkin
    8. David Lilienthal: Public Servent in a Power Age by Willson Whitman
    9. The La Follettes and the Wisconsin Idea by Edward N. Doan
    10. American Promise by Sulamith Ish Kishor
    11. The Loud Red Patrick by Ruth McKenney
    Common Ground, Spring 1948, pp. 109-110
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    Briefer Comment (11 Reviews)
    The Revolt of Asia, by Robert Payne
    1. The Revolt of Asia by Robert Payne
    2. China Awake by Robert Payne
    3. Harry Truman: A Political Biography by William P. Helm
    4. Tom's Town by William M. Reddig
    5. Tales Out of School by John J. Espey
    6. People and Power by Harvey Fergusson
    7. Swords of Silence by Carl Glick and Hong Sheng-Hwa
    8. Late City Edition by Joseph G. Herzberg
    9. Or Forfeit Freedom by Robert Wood Johnson
    10. The Judge's Story by Charles Morgan
    11. Adversary in the House by Irving Stone
    The Forum, December 1947, pp. 375-377
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    Recent Books on International Relations (22 Reviews)
    The United States
    1. On Active Service In Peace and War by Henry L. Stimson and McGeorge Bundy
    2. The Price of Power by Hanson W. Baldwin
    3. Put Yourself in Marshall's Place by James P. Warburg
    4. America's Destiny by Herman Finer
    5. The United States and South America by Arthur P. Whitaker
    6. The United States and Armaments by Merze Tate
    7. Exporting Arms by Murray Salisbury Stedman, Jr.
    8. American Sea Power Since 1775 by Allan Ferguson Westcott
    9. America and War by Marion O. French
    10. Forging the Thunderbolt by Mildred Hanson Gillie
    11. Admiral Halsey's Story by William F. Halsey and J. Bryan III
    12. War As I Knew It by George S. Patton, Jr. and Paul D. Harkins
    13. Presidential Government in the United States by C. Perry Patterson
    14. Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Philip S. Foner and Franklin D. Roosevelt
    15. Harry Truman: A Political Biography by William P. Helm
    16. Diary of Democracy: The Senate War Investigating Committee by Harry Aubrey Toulmin, Jr.
    17. Prosperity Decade: From War to Depression: 1917-1929 by George Henry Soule
    18. Depression Decade: From New Era Through New Deal, 1929-1941 by Broadus Mitchell
    19. One Thousand Americans by George Seldes
    20. American Miracle by Van Rensselaer Sill
    21. Democracy's Air Arsenal by Frank J. Taylor and Lawton Wright
    22. National Product Since 1869 by Simon S. Kuznets
    Foreign Affairs, July 1947, pp. 741-742