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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

Thursday, June 29, 1950
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President Announcing an Economic Survey Mission to the Philippines]
    [Public Papers: Exchange of Messages With the Presidents of Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and Colombia Concerning the U.S. Decision on Korea]
9:55 am (Mr. Walter Gates)
(Came to see Mr. Matthew Connelly and saw the President OFF THE RECORD)
10:00 am (Staff Meeting)
11:00 am Honorable Frederick Lawton, Director, Bureau of the Budget
(One-half hour)
11:30 am Honorable Charles F. Brannan, Secretary of Agriculture
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly to ask for this)
11:45 am (Vice Admiral E.B. Cochrane, Head of M.I.T.)
(Arranged by Admiral Robert Dennison, who brought Admiral Cochrane
12:00 pm Honorable Edward R. Dudley, American Ambassador to Liberia
(In State Department on consultation and asked if he might
call before returning to his post at Monrovia)
12:10 pm (George Biddle)
(Mr. Donald Dawson) - OFF THE RECORD
12:15 pm The President received group of Overseas Employees of the State
  Department, engaged in work on The International Information
  and Educational Exchange Program.
  (This group represents thirty-two overseas posts; are nationals
  of other countries who are now in U.S. for two months orienta-
  tion and training. These foreign employees of the United States
  Government were chosen from overseas posts for ability and
  devotion to the United States International Information and
  Education Exchange Program. The State Department asked
  that the President receive them.)
  List of persons who accompanied United States International
  Information Overseas Employees on visit to the White House:
  Edward W. Barrett, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
  Jesse MacKnight, Special Assistant to Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
  Charles M. Hulton, General Manager, International Information and
  Education Exchange Program
  James O. Yarger, Special Assistant, International Information and
  Educational Exchange Programs
  Jeanne Cook, Special Assistant, International Information
  and Educational and Exchange Programs
  Mr. Walter Scott, State Department, Washington, D.C.
  Miss Veronica Skodginski, State Department
  Name Country
  Jeanne Bocca France
  Maria Borsboom Netherlands
  Jose Mendez Herrera Spain
  Mona Schwartz South Africa
  Edna Esteves El Salvador
  Eurico Chaves Brazil
  Alfredo Ortiz Mexico
  Vu Tam Ich French Indochina
  Matthew J. Chandy Malaya
  Francisco Zaldarriaga Philippines
  Martin Chen China
  Lee Chong Hark Korea
  Marinal K. Basu India
  Maher Abdulla Egypt
  Annie Guenjian Lebanon
  Ina Westerman Germany
  Gerlinde Schiffman Germany
  Ida Theckla Kull Germany
  Elizabeth Hetz Germany
  Erland Pederson Danish
  Joseph Polakoff - Group Leader - Team I Department of State, Washington, D.C.
  Juliette Segurat France
  Maria Calderara Italy
  Johanna Gosteli Switzerland
  Rose Briggs England
  John Plompen Belgium
  Conrado E. Eggers-Lacour Argentina
  Eduardo Calvo Peru
  Robert Gonzaga Brazil
  Didi Suardi Tasrif Indonesia
  David An Wen Saing Korea
  Cheng Tsi-Yau Malaya
  Denzil Rose India
  Hassan el Haddad Syria
  Syed Admad Pakistan
  Bess Stephenson, Group Leader, Team III Department of State, Washington, D.C.
12:30 pm The Secretary of State - Honorable Dean Acheson
(Usual Thursday appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
5:00 pm The following conferred with the President:
Honorable Dean Acheson - Secretary of State (and advisors)
Honorable Louis Johnson - Secretary of Defense
Honorable Thomas K. Finletter - Secretary of Air Force
Honorable Frank Pace, Jr. - Secretary of Army
Honorable Francis P. Matthews - Secretary of Navy
Honorable Stephen T. Early - Under Secretary of Defense
General Omar N. Bradley - Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
General Hoyt S. Vandenberg
General J. Lawton Collins
Admiral Forrest P. Sherman
Honorable James Lay
Honorable George Elsey
Honorable John Foster Dulles
7:00 pm (The President left for Statley Hotel, where he attended dinner
of Finance Committee of Democratic National Committee)

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