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1. What was the
purpose of the speech?
2. List three important
things President Truman said in his address.
3. List three things
the President said the American people need to do.
4. What was the
significance of May 13, 1945? What national symbol did President Truman
use to mark the significance of this date?
5. What does this
speech reveal about the impact of World War II on the lives of people?
6. What question
would you have asked of the President after listening to his address?
7. When President
Truman delivered a radio address, there was an audience that included
reporters, photographers, and special guests. What guests do you think
were invited to
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8. President Truman's
announcement of the German surrender on May 8th had a personal
significance for the President. What do you think was so special about
the 8th of May?
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