The young teen-aged Midwestern boy got his very first paying job at a local drugstore located on the town square.

Hear the story of Harry Truman and had that early formative experience helped shape the character and personality of the nation's 33rd president.

This segment was produced in November 2000 as part of a local history segment called KC Crossroads which was developed and produced by Channel 41 KSHB in Kansas City, Mo.

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