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Truman's proposed West Wing expansion
Harry Truman's Proposed West Wing Extension Was Never Built
Harry Truman proposed expanding the West Wing of the White House, but the plan was rejected. In response, he built the Truman Balcony on the south side of the building instead.
interior shell of the White House - May 15th, 1950
Interior Photos of Truman Reconstruction of White House
Truman Reconstruction of the White House between 1949 and 1952. See interior photos of the renovation project
Photograph of President Truman and French President Charles de Gaulle, during welcoming ceremonies on the White House lawn, with officers saluting in the background. (August 22nd, 1945)
Understanding America's Complicated Relationship with France
Revisit the history of the complex relationship between America and France, from the American Revolution to WWII and beyond. Learn more about the shared history and how it has shaped our views of each other.

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