The Accidental Presidents: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World by A.J. Baime

Premiere DateJan 4, 2018
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02:52 Episode Intro: Kory French
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05:38 Little Bird The Ghost of Paul Revere
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09:01 Interview with A.J. Baime Part 1
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23:59 Honey Please The Ghost of Paul Revere
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26:20 Interview with A.J. Baime Part 2
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41:14 Next Year The Ghost of Paul Revere
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44:08 Episode Outro: Kory French
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45:53 Montreal The Ghost of Paul Revere
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49:16 Book Talk Outro: Kory French
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Heroes are often defined as ordinary characters who get thrust into extraordinary circumstances, and through courage and a dash of luck, cement their place in history. Chosen as FDR’s fourth term Vice President for his well-praised work ethic, good judgment, and lack of enemies, Harry S. Truman–a Midwesterner who had no college degree and had never had the money to buy his own home–was the prototypical ordinary man. That is, until he was shockingly thrust in over his head after FDR’s sudden death.

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Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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