Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb


Oral Histories

Oral Histories

R. Gordon Arneson Secretary of the Secretary of War's Interim Committee on Atomic Energy, 1945; member of staff, U.S. delegation to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-48


Eben A. Ayers White House press officer


Lois Bernhardt Stenographer to James F. Byrnes , Office of War Mobilization, during World War II and from July to November, 1945


Raymond P. Brandt St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chief of Bureau, Wash., D.C., 1934-61


Robert G. Nixon News correspondent with the International News Service (INS), 1930-58


John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury in the Truman Administration, 1946-53


Eugene Zuckert Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of War for Air, 1946-47