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Down History Lane: Truman Committee

By Remy Benoit

With the nation entering WWII, Roosevelt appointed "Give'em hell, Harry," Harry Truman, as the head of the Truman Committee to oversee and investigate spending. It is said that about $15 Billion was saved from waste, etc. Truman Committee.

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