Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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


Tuesday, May 8, 1945
   
Executive Orders:  [9549 DESIGNATION OF MRS. RUTH W. TALLEY AND MRS. ALICE M. GROVE TO SIGN LAND]
    VE-DAY (Sixty-first birthday)
8:30 am Press and Radio Conference
In addition to Press the following guests were present:
Mrs. Truman; Miss Margaret Truman; Gen Geo. C. Marshall;
Adm. Ernest J. King; Adm. William D. Leahy; The Cabinet;
Gen. Ira Eaker; Field Marshall Sir Maitland Wilson;
Adm. Sir Percy Somervell; White House Secretariat
[Public Papers]
9:00 am Radio Address announcing Peace in Europe [Public Papers] [ Audio excerpts: MP3 | QuickTime]
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President Calling for Unconditional Surrender of Japan]
    [Public Papers: Messages to Allied Leaders and to General Eisenhower on the Surrender of Germany]
11:00 am H.E. Dr. Oscar Ibarra Garcia; the Ambassador of the
Argentine Republic
11:15 am Mr. Edw. Loughlin; Mr. George H. Combs
11:30 am Mr. Theodore Blegens
11:45 am Mr. William B. Stone; Mr. Durries Crane; Mr. Winfrey Nathan;
Mr. Martin Coffee -- Representing 40 and 8 Club
12:00 pm Mr. Bruce Campbell; Judge James T. Hallinan;
Mr. James R. Nicholson
12:30 pm Gov. J. H. Davis, (La.)
12:45 pm Mr. Henry Bradley, Editor of St. Joseph, Mo. News
12:55 pm Mr. Barney Allis
1:00 pm (Lunch)
2:00 pm Hon. Bernard Baruch
3:00 pm (Mr. John Ferguson)
3:05 pm Dr. Jen Zien Huang
5:00 pm Mr. Robert Evans
5:30 pm Mr. Leslie Biffle

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