This is the filmed version of Whitmore's one-man show that he has toured around the country for many seasons. Truman was a president who grew to meet the challenge of the most important position in the world. Looking back at his presidency through the failure of Johnson, the scandal of
Nixon, the incompetence of Ford and Carter, and the imperious terms for Reagan, he is brought to life brilliantly by Whitmore (who did the same as Teddy Roosevelt and Will Rogers) under the guiding hand of director Binder, a TV veteran. Shot at a Seattle theater as two performances craftily edited
together, Gallu's script crackles with wit. By the end of the evening, you'll feel that...