Was Harry S. Truman a member of the KKK?
In Oct. 1952, photocopies of sworn affidavits allegedly made in 1944 by members of the Missouri Ku Klux Klan supported their charge that President Harry Truman had once been a member of their Klan chapter. Walter Winchell’s release of the documents created an uproar. Truman’s press secretary denied the story. To this day, the truth or the falsehood of the charge remains undetermined although internet sites reporting on Truman’s life confirm-allegedly, he was a Klan member