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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

Monday, April 4, 1949
8:45 am (Honorable Frank Pace, Director, Bureau of the Budget)
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly on Saturday to ask if he could
have few minutes early today, as he needed to settle
a policy question)
10:00 am The Vice President [Alben W. Barkley]
The Speaker [Sam Rayburn]
Senator Scott Lucas, Ill.
Congressman John W. McCormack, Mass.
10:45 am Senator J. Howard McGrath, R. I.
The Vice President [Alben W. Barkley]
(Senator J. Howard McGrath will present to the President, and to
the Vice President, souvenir volumes of photographs of
pictures taken during the Inaugural Ceremonies)
11:00 am Senator Theodore Francis Green, R. I.
Senator J. Howard McGrath, R. I.
Mr. Antoine Gazda
Mr. M. Cieplinski
(To present to the President a portfolio showing work
of the Foreign Language Division of the Democratic
National Committee)
11:15 am Vice Admiral Wm. W. Smith, Chairman, Maritime Commission
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly last Wednesday to ask for this)
11:30 am Congressman Robert Crosser, Ohio
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly on Wednesday to ask for appointment
as early as possible)
12:00 pm Honorable Donald R. Heath, American Minister to Bulgaria
(Has been in Washington for consultation and is leaving
for post on April 8th. Asked to call on the President
before leaving country)
12:15 pm Honorable Stanton Griffis, American Ambassador to Egypt
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly from N. Y. last week to ask for this)
12:30 pm The Secretary of State [Dean G. Acheson]
(Usual Monday appointment)
4:30 pm The President addressed signers of Atlantic Pact at
Inter-Departmental Auditorium
[Public Papers: Address on the Occasion of the Signing of the North Atlantic Treaty]
    Address on the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty [Audio excerpts: MP3]
8:05 pm The President and Mrs. Truman left for Carlton Hotel
where they were hosts for dinner in honor of signers
of Atlantic Pact.
9:30 pm [Public Papers: Toasts of the President and the Prime Minister of Belgium]
10:30 pm The President and Mrs. Truman held Reception following dinner
in North Lobby of Carlton Hotel for signers of Atlantic
Pact and other guests.
    On this date the North Atlantic Treaty is signed in Washington, DC by representatives of Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Italy, Portugal, the United States and Canada. See student research file, The North Atlantic Treaty Organization: documents, photographs and more.

Truman Photographs for April 4, 1949
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Truman arriving for signing of North Atlantic Treaty

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