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Daily Appointments
of Harry S. Truman

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This Presidential Appointments Calendar is based upon the records contained in the
Matthew J. Connelly Files

Thursday, February 23, 1950
10:00 am (Staff Meeting)
11:00 am Senator Elbert B. Thomas, Utah
(Requested appointment)
11:15 am Congressman John A. Blatnik, Minn.
(Requested appointment, stating that while
primarily it was a personal visit, did wish to
discuss St. Lawrence Waterway).
11:30 am General David Sarnoff, Chairman of the Board, Radio
Corporation of America
(Mr. Ed Kaufmann wired that General Sarnoff planned to
be here at this time, and while Sarnoff knew nothing
of Kaufmann's telegram, he felt that the President might
enjoy a talk with Sarnoff)
11:45 am (Mr. Pietro Belluschi)
(Off the record. Mr. Dawson brought him in. Mr. Belluschi
is an architect and engineer currently in private practice
in Oregon and Washington State.)
12:00 pm Mr. Joseph McConnell, President, National
Broadcasting Company
(Requested appointment)
12:15 pm The President received the winners of The Voice of Democracy
Miss Gloria Chomiak, Winner
Richard L. Chapman, Winner
Robert Shanks, Winner
Anne Pinkney, Winner
Miss Mable Wright, School teacher
Miss Deota Hampton, School teacher
Mrs. Jane Ward, School teacher
Mrs. C. C. Pinkney
Dr. Earl J. McGrath, Commissioner of Education
Robert K. Richards, National Association of Broadcasters
(The President has received this group in 1948 and 1949. This
contest supported by U. S. Junior Chamber of Commerce and
National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Manufacturer's
Association. It is contest for high school students of the U.S.
and its territories, and is endorsed by U. S. Office of Education.
Each contestant enters a five minute speech on his appreciation
of Democracy and our American Way of Life.)
12:30 pm The Secretary of State [Dean G. Acheson]
(Usual Thursday appointment)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:00 pm (The Secretary of the Interior [Oscar L. Chapman])
(Requested appointment, off-the-record)
3:15 pm (Dr. John Steelman)
(Mr. David Stowe)
(Mr. Charles Murphy)
(Mr. Charles Ross)
(re coal situation)
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers: The President's News Conference]
4:15 pm Senator Carl Hayden, Arizona
Senator Ernest W. McFarland, Ariz.
4:30 pm (Honorable John W. Snyder, Secretary of Treasury)
(The Secretary of Interior [Oscar L. Chapman])
(The Secretary of Commerce [Charles Sawyer])
(The Secretary of Labor [Maurice J. Tobin])
(Honorable Peyton Ford)

Truman Photographs for February 23, 1950
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Southeast View of Yellow Bathroom in the White House

The creation of this online resource was made possible in part by funding from the William T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.