Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Graham, Philip L., 1915-1963
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Longhand Note President Harry S. Truman, February 4, 1952. President's Secretary's Files - Longhand Notes.

Feb. 4, 1952 [Clippings from W. Post & Times-Herald enclosed.]

Mr. Philip Graham Washington Post, D.C.

Dear Phil:

Why don't you retire this frustrated old fuddy duddy and hire a music reviewer who knows what he's talking about? At least you should send somebody with him to a piano recital who knows the score.

This review is a disgraceful piece of poppycock. You should be ashamed for having printed it. You're not of course because the publicity sheets are never wrong.

Sincerely. H.S.T.

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