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David M. Noyes,Edward J. Flynn
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The Buck Stops Here is a collection of warm, intimate stories about Harry Truman and his administration and . They reflect this closeness.

The Buck Stops Here is a collection of warm, intimate stories about Harry Truman and his administration and beyond, by David M. Noyes, an intimate friend and advisor to the President. Mr. Noyes never pulled any punches with Mr. Truman, who preferred it that way and the two did that for 30 years. The Buck Stops Here is an inside look at how President Truman dealt with JFK, the Baptists, the Catholics, Joseph Stalin, George Marshall, Dean Acheson, and others, in a richly readable historical context.

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Harry S. Truman had the Democratic : The New York Times, August 12. .Heed, Thomas J. Prelude to Whistlestop: Harry S. Truman the Apprentice Campaigner. Ed. D. dissertation, Columbia University, 1975. Truman had the Democratic : The New York Times, August 12, 1956. When I arrived in Chicago : HST to Acheson, August 29, 1956, HSTL. I have never wanted to pose : HST to LBJ, December 11, 1956, LBJL. Your coming here is considered : Memorandum from Hillman and Noyes to HST, undated, Post-Presidential Files, HSTL. rigged-or you will be charged : Ibid. HST press conference: The New York Times, July 3, 1961.

The saying "the buck stops here" derives from the slang expression "pass the buck" which means passing the responsibility on to someone else

The saying "the buck stops here" derives from the slang expression "pass the buck" which means passing the responsibility on to someone else. The latter expression is said to have originated with the game of poker, in which a marker or counter, frequently in frontier days a knife with a buckhorn handle, was used to indicate the person whose turn it was to deal. If the player did not wish to deal he could pass the responsibility by passing the "buck," as the counter came to be called, to the next player

Image Notes: Harry Truman poses for a photograph at the recreation of the Truman Oval Office at the Truman Library in 1959.

Thus, Truman expressed a willingness to assume the ultimate responsibility for the executive decisions made during his administration. Truman also mentioned the saying in his speeches, but its provenance can be traced further back in time. Image Notes: Harry Truman poses for a photograph at the recreation of the Truman Oval Office at the Truman Library in 1959.

Harry Truman's famous saying didn't mean that the president is responsible for everything that happens. Harry Truman’s famous motto, the buck stops here - which was emblazoned on a thirteen-inch sign that sat on his Oval Office desk - is receiving a lot of renewed interest today. Mostly, it’s being used to criticize President Obama’s alleged willingness to allow Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to take the fall for the deadly attack on a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.

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Edward Joseph Flynn (September 22, 1891 in The Bronx, then New York County, now Bronx County, New York City – August 18, 1953 in Dublin, Ireland) was an American lawyer and politician. Flynn was a leading Democratic politician of the y, known for his tight control of the Bronx Democratic Party organization after 1922. Flynn was the youngest son of Henry T. Flynn and Sarah Mallon Flynn.