IN THE REVIEW

Not So Common Man

Truman: The Rise to Power

by Richard Lawrence Miller

Bess W. Truman

by Margaret Truman
Among the forty men who have been presidents of the United States, no one’s reputation with the general public and with opinion makers, not even Richard Nixon’s or Warren Harding’s, has had wider fluctuations than Harry Truman’s, starting with his eight years (minus three-and-a-half months) in the White House. Truman …