Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Independence, Missouri: Truman Home
When Harry Truman finished up as President in 1953, he simply moved back to Independence, Missouri, and settled in this house. If you wanted to see Harry mow his lawn like the rest of us, well, Harry was out there once a week in the summer, ready to chat. Political considerations aside, it's difficult to picture Richard Nixon doing that.
The house is a nice, modest place, right on a corner in a residential section. Tours are available.
They don't make them like Harry any more.