Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981; Sawyer, Charles, 1887-1979; Johnson, Louis Arthur, 1891-1966; Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956
Cabinet meetings; Korean War, 1950-1953

Cabinet Meeting Minutes, August 8, 1950. Matthew J. Connelly Papers - Notes on Cabinet Meetings II.

CABINET MEETING, TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1950

Webb for Acheson
McCormick for Brannan

GEN BRADLEY

Briefed Cabinet on Korean War.

THE PRESIDENT

Had satisfactory meeting this A. M. with Big 4. Thinks the Senate has gotten out a satisfactory control bill from Banking & Currency Committee. Told Johnson and Sawyer to crack down on industry which in some instances is refusing to employ people of draft age.

SAWYER

Raised question on censorship of war news coming out of Korea.

THE PRESIDENT

Every step is being taken to monitor news.

VICE PRES.

Is worried that if we do not take the Knowland Amendment to Social Security Bill we will get no bill this session.

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