Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and the Manhattan Project

Join President Harry Truman’s grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Director Paul Sparrow for this special event discussing America’s two WWII presidents and their role in the Manhattan Project’s dramatic race for atomic power.

Join President Harry Truman’s grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Director Paul Sparrow for this special event discussing America’s two WWII presidents and their role in the Manhattan Project’s dramatic race for atomic power. The Manhattan Project’s success would have been impossible without FDR’s committed leadership; and Harry Truman’s decision to seek an end to the war by dropping bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki had personal repercussions for the president even as it transformed the world.