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

Wednesday, May 17, 1950
10:00 am (Staff meeting)
11:00 am (Sen. Tydings and Sen McMahon)
(Sen. Tydings called last night to ask for this)
11:30 am Hon. Stuart Symington, Chairman, National Security
Resources Board
(One half hour. Is to have regular weekly appointment
on Wednesdays for half hour)
12:00 pm H.E. Hon. Eliahu Elath, the Ambassador of Israel
(Asked for this, thru Mr. Woodward, to present to the
President an album of photographs of opening ceremonies
of the Martha Truman Recreation Room at the Tel Hashomer
Hospital in Tel Aviv, on behalf of the President of
Israel. The Ambassador will be leavig soon to go to
London as Ambassador from Israel to the Court of St. James)
12:15 pm Hon. Ruth Bryan Rohde
(Called Mr. Connelly two weeks ago from New York City
to ask for this. Was Minister to Denmark in Roosevelt
12:25 pm The Under Secretary of State
12:30 pm The Secretary of Defense [Louis Johnson]
(Usual weekly appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:05 pm The President left for Congressional Library where he took
part in a convocation celebrating publication of first
volume of complete works of Thomas Jefferson.
3:30 pm [Public Papers: Address on the Occasion of the Publication of the First Volume of the Jefferson Papers]
8:25 pm (The President and Mrs. Truman left Blair House for 1925
F Street Club, where they will attend dinner given by
Mrs. A. Mitchell Palmer)

Truman Photographs for May 17, 1950
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Truman Attending Ceremony at the Library of Congress

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