• Creator
  • Clifford, Clark M. (Clark McAdams), 1906-1998
  • Created Date
  • 1946-05-24
  • Description
  • Truman drafted this speech the day after the railroad trainmen and engineer brotherhoods had gone on strike. Truman expresses his frustration and anger over the numerous strikes that have occurred since his taking office, declaring two strikes called during wartime "worse than bullets in the back to our soldiers". He calls the union leaders' promises of cooperating during the conversion to peace time production lies. He appeals to those who fo... more
    Truman drafted this speech the day after the railroad trainmen and engineer brotherhoods had gone on strike. Truman expresses his frustration and anger over the numerous strikes that have occurred since his taking office, declaring two strikes called during wartime "worse than bullets in the back to our soldiers". He calls the union leaders' promises of cooperating during the conversion to peace time production lies. He appeals to those who fought in the two world wars to cooperate and put the country back in order. He ends saying "come on boys lets do the job". less
  • Format
  • Speeches, addresses, etc.
    Paper
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted