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, May 10, 1951
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President in Response to Report of the Committee on Religion and Welfare in the Armed Forces]
    [Public Papers: Letter to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House Recommending Legislation Extending Benefits to Veterans of the Korean Action]
10:00 am (Pre Press) OFF THE RECORD
10:30 am Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
11:00 am (Staff)
12:00 pm Honorable Isadore [Isador] Lubin, U.S. Representative in the Economic
and Social Council, U.S. Mission to the United Nations
(Called Mr. Connelly and asked if he might pay respects
to the President while in city)
12:15 pm Honorable Raymond M. Foley, Administrator, Housing & Home
Finance Agency
(Called Mr. Connelly on Monday and asked for this)
12:30 pm Honorable Dean Acheson, the Secretary of State
(Usual Thursday appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:00 pm Commander Thomas J. Canty, Officer in Charge, U.S. Naval Hospital,
Oakland, California
Sgt. John J. Martin, USMC
PFC Edward Mitchell, USMC
PFC Kenneth McGuire, USMC
Cpl. Frank Whorley, USMC
Mr. Charles Asbelle
(Congresswoman Edith Nourse, Massachusetts, called Mr. Connelly
and arranged for the above to shake hands with the President.
Commander Canty has charge of amputees in hospital in Oakland.
The four boys are all Marine amputees from Oakland hospital
and have been brought here for an Advisory committee on
Artificial Limbs Meeting of the National Research Council.
The boys will demonstrate artificial limbs at that meeting.)
3:25 pm (Mr. Russell Stewart, Chicago Sun Times) OFF THE RECORD
3:30 pm Honorable Oscar Chapman, the Secretary of the Interior
(Asked Mr. Connelly to arrange this)
4:00 pm Senator Clinton Anderson, New Mexico

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