The Man from Independence

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The Man from Independence
Directed byJack Smight
Produced by
Written byEdward DeBlasio
StarringRobert Vaughn
Arthur Kennedy
Martha Scott
June Dayton
Release date
  • March 11, 1974 (1974-03-11)
Running time
60 min.
CountryUnited States

The Man from Independence is a 1974 biographicaldrama film directed by Jack Smight[1][2] and written by Edward DeBlasio.[3] The film stars Robert Vaughn,[4] Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott, June Dayton,[5] Russell Johnson, Ronne Troup, Alan Fudge, and Tasha Lee.[2]


The film tells the story of Harry S. Truman as he begins his political career in 1929.



The Man from Independence was written into a book as Harry S. Truman: The Man from Independence by Karin Clafford Farley in July 1989.[6]

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  1. ^ "The Man from Independence". British Film Institute. United Kingdom. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Goldberg, Lee (2015). Unsold Television Pilots: 1955-1989. North Charleston, South Carolina: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 978-1511590679.
  3. ^ Barnes, Mike (February 8, 2015). "Edward DeBlasio, Writer and Producer for TV's 'Dynasty,' Dies at 88". Deadline Hollywood. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  4. ^ "Robert Vaughn, 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' star, dies at 83". Chicago Tribune. Chicago: Tronc Inc. November 11, 2016. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  5. ^ Los Angeles Times Staff 1974, p. 325.
  6. ^ Farley, Karin Clafford (1989). Harry S. Truman: The Man from Independence. New York City: Julian Messner. ISBN 978-0671658533.


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