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First Tv President

May 2024
1min read

I was interested in David McCuIlough’s “Letters of a Most Uncommon Common Man” (December 1983). The letters he quoted tell us a lot about our thirty-third president.

But President Truman was not the first to appear on television. President Roosevelt spoke at the opening of the New York World’s Fair on April 30, 1939. Obviously the author meant that President Truman was the first President to address the United States from the White House by television.

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