Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986; Anderson, Clinton Presba, 1895-1975; Fleming, Philip B. (Philip Bracken), 1887-1955; Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977; Nourse, Edwin Griswold, 1883-1974
Cabinet meetings

Cabinet Meeting Minutes, October 3, 1947. Matthew J. Connelly Papers - Notes on Cabinet Meetings II.

CABINET MEETING, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1947 10:00

THE PRESIDENT

Economic Council has made a very edifying report. Asked Dr. Nourse to report to Cabinet.

NOURSE

Quoted excerpts from the quarterly report of the Council.

THE PRESIDENT

This report is most interesting.

ANDERSON

Called upon the Council to make recommendations - not pose a dilemma. Real relief will call for Congressional action. These boards & commissions should stick their necks and come up with recommendations.

THE PRESIDENT

Ordered A. G., Anderson and Harriman to develop all the facts in re commodity exchanges and speculation in grain.

Stated that Gen Fleming has visited Louisiana, Miss., Fla. - to coordinate Hurricane Damage re1ief activities and the officials in that area are well satisfied.

11:00


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