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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

Monday, June 2, 1952
    [Public Papers: Special Message to the Senate Transmitting a Convention on Relations With Germany, and Related Documents]
10:00 am (Staff)
10:40 am (Admiral Sidney Souers)
(Honorable James Lay)
(Admiral Robert L. Dennison) OFF THE RECORD
10:55 am (The President left for the Interdepartmental Auditorium where
he addressed the annual Conference on Industrial Safety)
11:00 am [Public Papers: Address Before the President's Conference on Industrial Safety]
11:35 am (The President returned to the Executive Office)
11:45 am (Mr. Ollie Atkins, Photographer, Saturday Evening Post)
(Mr. Douglas Borgstedt, Photography Editor)
(Mr. Joseph Short)
(Presented to the President a booklet of pictures that was
made in new White House with a color process called
Ektachrome. Mr. Joseph Short brought them in)
12:00 pm Honorable Robert Butler
(Wrote Mr. Matthew Connelly May 12th, to ask for this)
12:15 pm Major General Ivan Bennett, Chief of Chaplains of the Army
(Arranged by General Harry Vaughan)
12:30 pm Honorable Dean Acheson, The Secretary of State
(Usual Monday appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH - Cabinet Members - all present except Defense and
the Postmaster General. Southwest Gate)
3:15 pm (Mr. James Barnes)
(Mr. Peter Black, Assistant to Administrator, N.P.A.)
(Mr. Barnes asked Mr. Matthew Connelly if might bring Mr. Black
in for handshake. Came to see Mr. Matthew Connelly and saw the
3:30 pm Honorable John L. Sullivan
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week to ask for this)
3:45 pm (Mr. and Mrs. William Donnelly) OFF THE RECORD
4:00 pm General Dwight D. Eisenhower
(The President awarded General Eisenhower a Cluster for
his D.S.M. The ceremony was held in the Rose Garden and
was supposed to be a surprise to General Eisenhower)
The following attended the ceremony for General Eisenhower
Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower
Mrs. J. S. Doud, mother of Mrs. Eisenhower
Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Moore, sister and brother-in-law of Mrs.
Lt. Colonel C. Craig Cannon, Aide
Mr. and Mrs. Milton S. Eisenhower, brother of General
Acheson, Honorable Dean, Secretary of State
Bradley, General of the Army Omar N., Chairman of the JCS
Collins, General J. Lawton, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
Davis, Vice Admiral Arthur C., US Representative, NATO
Standing Group
Elliot, Air Chief Marshal Sir William, UK Representative,
NATO Standing Group
Ely, Lieutenant General Paul, French Representative, NATO
Standing Group
Fechteler, Admiral W. M., Chief of Naval Operations
Finletter, Hon. Thomas K., Secretary of the Air Force
Foster, Honorable William C., Deputy Secretary of Defense
Harriman, Honorable W. Averell, Mutual Security Administrator
Kimball, Honorable Dan A., Secretary of the Navy
Lovett, Honorable Robert A.,   Secretary of Defense
Pace, Honorable Frank Jr., Secretary of the Army
Snyder, Honorable John W., Secretary of the Treasury
Twining, General N. F., Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force (Acting)
    [Public Papers: Citation Accompanying Distinguished Service Medal Awarded to General Eisenhower]
4:30 pm The following met with the President in his study
Robert A. Lovett, Secretary of Defense
Honorable Charles Sawyer, Secretary of Commerce
Honorable James P. McGranery, The Attorney General
Honorable Philip B. Perlman, The Solicitor General
(Mr. John R. Steelman, Mr. Charles Murphy, Mr. David Stowe, and Mr. Joseph Short)
East Entrance

Truman Photographs for June 2, 1952
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Lafayette College Awards Secretary Pace an Honorary Degree

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