Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971; Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970; Snyder, John W. (John Wesley), 1895-1985
Cabinet meetings; Korean War, 1950-1953; Anglo-Iranian Oil Dispute, 1951-1954

Cabinet Meeting Minutes, June 18, 1951. Matthew J. Connelly Papers - Notes on Cabinet Meetings II.

CABINET MEETING, MONDAY, JUNE 18, 1951

Interior - absent
Labor - absent
Searles for Interior
Galvin for Labor

COL (AAF)

Briefed Cabinet on Korea.

V. P.

Senate has passed Security Bill in now working on independent offices appropriations bill. Banking & Currency is moving slowly on extension of controls - which expire June 30.

THE PRESIDENT

In view of maritime strike it is essential to clear thru Adm Cochrane of Maritime Board all emergency shipments.

ACHESON

Communists in France have lost several seats in yesterday's election. They voted about 3½ million which is not much decrease numerically. DeGaulle shows increase in strength.

Total 585 - 200 of these are Communists and DeGaullists, seats in Parliament.

Russia still dragging feet on question of Big 4 meeting in Paris. Iranian oil situation is still deadlocked.

SNYDER

Only 10% of E Bonds which came due in May have been cashed by holders which is very encouraging.

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