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

Sunday, February 29, 1948
    [Log of President Truman's Trip: Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Key West, Florida]
    The President arose at 7:15 a.m. and breakfasted,
following which he read the papers at 9:20 a.m., and
accompanied by General Harry Vaughan,
Captain Robert L. Dennison,
Admiral William Leahy, etc., departed the Little White
House and walked to the chapel where he attended
services this date. After services, the President
walked to the beach where he indulged in sun-
bathing and a short swim. At 12:00 noon, the
President returned to the Little White House by motor,
with the President driving.

Luncheon was served at 1:00 p.m. Former Governor
Cox and Mr. Mahoney arrived at 11:30 a.m., from Miami
and were guests at the luncheon. They departed
at 2:30 p.m. At 5:00 p.m., the President,
accompanied by members of his staff, departed
the house and walked to the residence of Captain
Adel, who was having a reception in honor of the
President. At 6:00 p.m., the President departed
the reception and returned to the Little White House.
Dinner was served at 7:00 p.m. At 10:00 p.m.
the President delivered his radio address, launching
the Red Cross Drive.
10:00 pm [Public Papers: Radio Remarks Opening the Red Cross Fund Campaign]

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