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This award winning made-for-cable movie tells the story of American President Harry S.Truman and his role in the second World War. Gary Sinese stars in the title role of this biographical account, which is based on Pulitzer Prize-winner David McCullough's book. The film chronicles Truman's rise from unknown farmer to infamous American President -- who is chiefly remembered for being the first to use the atomic bomb. Diana Scarwid stars as Truman's wife Bess. Nominated for many awards that year, the film won the Emmy for "Best Made-for-Television Movie." Gary Sinese won… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Superb production with memorable Sinise performance in title role."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
"An excellent biopic anchored by a marvelous job by Sinise."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Its Cliffs Notes approach to the source biography gets a big boost from star Gary Sinise."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
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