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

Monday, May 7, 1951
9:45 am (Admiral Sidney Souers) OFF THE RECORD
(Mr. James Lay, Executive Secretary, National Security Council)
10:00 am BIG FOUR
Honorable Alben Barkley, the Vice President
Honorable Sam Rayburn, the Speaker of the House
Senator Ernest W. McFarland, Majority Leader of the Senate (Arizona)
Congressman John W. McCormack, Majority Leader of the House (Mass.)
11:00 am Cabinet [Meeting] [minutes]
(Defense represented by the Deputy Secretary, Hon. Robert A.
Lovett. Hon. Charles Wilson, Office of Defense Mobilization,
not present and did not send representative. All others present.)
12:00 pm Rt. Rev. Henry Knox Sherill, President, National Council of
the Churches of Christ in United States
(Also head of Episcopal Church in United States; Mr. Connelly,
at direction of the President, phoned Bishop Sherrill and
asked him if he could come in for a conference with the
President. One half hour)
12:30 pm Honorable Dean Acheson, the Secretary of State
(Usual Monday appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:00 pm (Mr. Edward Jacobson) OFF THE RECORD
3:15 pm H.E. Dr. Luis E. Gomez-Ruiz, the Foreign Minister of Venezuela
H.E. Dr. Antonio Martin Araujo, the Ambassador of Venezuela
(Honorable John Simmons)
(Arranged at request of Division of Protocol)
3:30 pm (Honorable William O. Douglas, Associate Justice, Supreme Court
of the United States) OFF THE RECORD
(Called Mr. Connelly last week and asked for this. One-half hour.)
4:55 pm (Honorable Mon Wallgren, Federal Power Commissioner) OFF THE RECORD
7:55 pm (The President left Blair House for the Statler Hotel where he
attended the Civil Defense Dinner. He spoke at 10:30 p.m.)
[Public Papers: Address at a Dinner of the Civil Defense Conference]

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