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Truman and Winston Churchill Receive Honorary Degrees from Westminster College

Accession Number: 2002-239

Truman and Winston Churchill Receive Honorary Degrees from Westminster College

 3.5x4.5 inches, Black and White
Description: President Harry S. Truman (center) and Great Britain's former Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, stand behind the podium after having received honorary degrees from Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri. On the far right is Dr. Franc McCluer, President of the College. Winston Churchill also made his famous "Iron Curtain" speech this date. Clark Clifford and Harry Vaughan are in the background. From: Hathon M. Fields, Independence, Missouri.
Date: March 5, 1946
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ARC Keywords: Armed forces officers; Awards; Presidential advisors; Presidential trips; Presidents; Prime ministers; Universities and colleges
HST Keywords: Colleges - Westminster - Fulton, Missouri; Missouri - Cities - Fulton; Truman - Awards - Receive - Honorary Degrees - Westminster College; Truman - Ceremonies - Colleges - Westminster College; Truman - Dignitaries - Educators - McCluer, Franc; Truman - Dignitaries - Foreign - Britain - Churchill, Winston; Truman - Trips - Other - Presidential - Missouri, Fulton
People Pictured: Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Clifford, Clark M. (Clark McAdams), 1906-1998; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Vaughan, Harry H., 1893-1981
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Credit: Hathon M. Fields.
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