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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 21, 1951
    [Public Papers: Letter to the Speaker Proposing an Accelerated Civil Defense Program]
9:45 am (Honorable Clark Clifford) OFF THE RECORD
10:00 am (Pre Press)
10:37 am Press & Radio Conference [Public Papers]
10:45 am Mr. C. R. Palmer, of Cluett, Peabody & Co. Inc.
(The President wrote Mr. Palmer May 22nd stating "hope first
time you are in Washington you will call me up and come
around to see me". Mr. Palmer telephoned Mr. Matthew Connelly
11:00 am Honorable Frederick Lawton, Director, Bureau of the Budget
(Half hour)
11:30 am Lt. General Earl E. Partridge
(General Robert Landry) OFF THE RECORD
(Arranged by General Robert Landry; General Partridge just back from
Japan, where he formerly commanded Fifth Air Force)
11:45 am (Mr. James Lay, Executive Secretary, National Security Council)
12:00 pm Mr. William Brooks, Vice President, National Broadcasting Company
Mr. Earl Godwin, radio commentator
(Mr. Godwin asked Mr. Matthew Connelly in May if Mr. Brooks, who is in
charge of distribution and gathering of international news at
N.B.C. might call on the President. Mr. Godwin said that Mr.
Brooks had some rather important things to tell the President.)
12:15 pm (Captain Lewis Wyatt, Police Department, Kansas City, Missouri)
(Came to see Mr. Matthew Connelly and saw the President OFF THE RECORD.
Jim Pendergast wrote Mr. Matthew Connelly June 12th to ask if Captain
Wyatt might call while in Washington taking refresher course
under the FBI.)
12:30 pm The Secretary of State (Usual Thursday appointment)
The Secretary of Defense
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:00 pm The President received a group of newsboys, representing carriers
from all over the country who have been cooperating with the
Treasury Department in putting over Defense Bond Month. (The
adults who accompanied them were:
The Secretary of the Treasury, Hon. John W. Snyder
CLARK, Vernon L., National Director of Savings Bond Division, Treasury
MARX, Ray F., of California, Vice Chairman of Treasury Newspaper Boy
HEALY, Jerre C., of Newark, New Jersey, President, International
Circulation Managers Association
MOGELEZER, Mr. Jacob, Treasury Department
(These boys represent carrier boys throughout country, who,
throughout the month of May, distributed with their papers
savings bond literature in the form of pledge cards to their
customers. The boys then went around and collected the
signed pledges. One of the boys, Joseph Herron, was at the
White House representing carrier boys in general when the
President signed the E Bond Securities Bill, authorizing
a ten year extension of matured E Bonds. He was here to report
on the success of this undertaking. The boys' trip was paid
for by their papers but arranged by Treasury, with Defense
Department cooperating. They were attending National Carrier
Congress here also.)
[Public Papers: Remarks to a Group of Newsboy Bond Salesmen]
3:30 pm The Joint Chiefs of Staff
General Omar N. Bradley, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
General J. Lawton Collins, Chief of Staff, U.S.A.
Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, Chief of Naval Operations
General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Chief of Staff, U.S.A.F.

Truman Photographs for June 21, 1951
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South view in lobby of White House during renovation

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