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This Week in Universal News: President Truman Addresses the NAACP, 1947

This week, we’re featuring a speech President Harry S. Truman made┬áJune 28, 1947, at the closing of the annual conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Truman called for the government to protect not just civil liberties, but civil rights. The “recent events” […]

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