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


Friday, May 11, 1951
   
Executive Orders:  [10243 EXTENSION OF THE PROVISIONS OF PART I OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 10210 OF FEBRUARY 2, 1951, (1) TO THE FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION]
    [Public Papers: Letter to the Chairman, Board of Foreign Scholarships, on the Fulbright Program]
10:00 am (Staff)
10:45 am (General Bedell Smith)
(Admiral Sidney Souers)
(Mr. James Lay)
OFF THE RECORD
10:55 am (Honorable Gordon Gray) OFF THE RECORD
11:00 am Senator Allen J. Ellender, Sr., Louisiana
(Called Mr. Connelly)
11:15 am (Honorable Frank Pace, Secretary of the Army) OFF THE RECORD
11:30 am Honorable Delos Rentzel, Under Secretary of Commerce
(Called Mr. Connelly)
11:45 am Senator Kenneth McKellar, Tennessee
12:00 pm Dr. Jaime Torres Bodet, Director General of the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Honorable Edward W. Barrett, Assistant Secretary of State
Dr. George Stoddard, Chairman, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO
Mr. Alvaro Galvan, translator
(Arranged through State Department. Mr. Simmons says State Dept.
is urging Director General to take stronger action in support of
United Nations action in Korea. One purpose of his visit here
is to discuss this. This Government is also preparing for 6th
Session of General Conference of UNESCO in Paris June 18 to
July 11. One proposal will be to strengthen UNESCO's program
and feel that important factor in getting approval of conference
will be attitude of Director General.)
(Dr. Bodet is former Foreign Minister of Mexico and saw President
in 1948.)
12:15 pm Honorable Norman Thomas
(Wanted to report to President on his recent trip to India)
12:30 pm Honorable John Peurifoy, U.S. Ambassador to Greece
(called Mr. Connelly)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:10 pm The President signed in the Cabinet Room S.J. Res. 72, Joint
Resolution to provide certain benefits for certain persons who
shall have served in the Armed Forces of the United States on
and after June 27, 1950. (Pictures were made) (No ceremony)
3:15 pm (Honorable Wayne Coy, Chairman, Federal Communications Com.) OFF THE RECORD
(One-half hour - called Mr. Connelly)
3:40 pm (Mr. James McCahey, of Chicago) OFF THE RECORD
3:45 pm Senator Robert Kerr, Oklahoma
Senator Clinton Anderson, New Mexico
(Called Mr. Connelly)

Truman Photographs for May 11, 1951
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Truman signing legislation giving benefits to Korean War veterans



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