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World War II: The Senate and the Nation's Capital
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Photo of senators at hearing.
Missouri Senator Harry S. Truman chairs a Special Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program. The 'Truman Committee' saved taxpayers millions of dollars by reducing waste and corruption among miliary contractors. [Truman Library, National Archives]