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

Thursday, February 5, 1948
10:30 am Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
11:00 am Mr. William S. Chenery, Publisher of Collier's
Mr. Eric Johnston, Chairman of Collier's Congressional
Mr. James C. Deriuex of Collier's
Mr. William Hillman
(Arranged at request of Mr. Hillman - to discuss
Collier's Congressional Award for this year)
11:15 am Honorable Oscar R. Ewing, Administrator, Federal
Security Agency
(Phone Mr. Matthew Connelly for this appointment)
11:30 am Miss Annie F. McArdle, sister of late Judge Battle
McArdle of Independence
Miss Flora Theys, also of Independence and was Judge
McArdle's nurse
Miss Olivia Leigh
(Miss McArdle asked if they might come in and
shake hands)
11:45 am Honorable Laurence A. Steinhardt, U. S. Ambassador to
(Asked Mr. Matthew Connelly if he might come in and discuss
politics with the President)
12:00 pm H. E. Senor Dr. Don Gonzalo Restrepo-Jaramillo,
Ambassador of Colombia
(asked through Mr. Stanley Woodward to come in and convey an
invitation from his Government to visit during the
Bogota Conference, meeting the end of March, and expected
to run for several weeks.)
12:15 pm Mr. Glenn McCarthy, Independent oil man from Houston,
(Arranged by Dr. John R. Steelman)
12:30 pm The Secretary of State [George C. Marshall]
(Usual Thursday appointment)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:15 pm (Mr. Stephen Brod, Tailor)
(The President wrote him to drop in on way East as he
had some cloth from England which he wanted to have
him look at. Will come off record)
3:30 pm Honorable Maple Harl, Chairman FDIC
Honorable Earl Cook, Director, FDIC
(At request of Maple Harl)
4:00 pm Honorable James E. Webb; Honorable Fred Lawton

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