Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Daily Appointments
of Harry S. Truman

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This Presidential Appointments Calendar is based upon the records contained in the
Matthew J. Connelly Files


Thursday, March 18, 1948
   
The President returned to Washington by train.
Executive Orders:  [9936 CREATING AN EMERGENCY BOARD TO INVESTIGATE A DISPUTE BETWEEN THE TERMINAL RAILROAD ASSOCIATION OF ST. LOUIS AND CERTAIN OF ITS EMPLOYEES]
Executive Orders:  [9937 AUTHORIZING THE AGENCIES PARTICIPATING IN THE PHILIPPINE REHABILITATION PROGRAM TO EXERCISE THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN THE PRESIDENT BY SECTION 4 OF THE PHILIPPINE PROPERTY ACT OF 1946]
10:45 am Honorable Norman Armour, Assistant Secretary
of State
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly to ask for this appointment)
11:00 am Captain Victor Harding, Secretary to Democratic
Congressional Committee at Capitol
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly to ask for this appointment)
11:15 am Honorable Culbert L. Olson, former Governor of
California
(Requested this through Senator J. Howard McGrath)
11:30 am General Omar Bradley, Chief of Staff, U.S.A.
Commander Harold M. Gutekunst
(The City of Moberly, Missouri has under con-
sideration a project to do honor to their
native son, General Bradley, and including in
this project a trophy room in the public
library of the city all decorations and war memorials
which have been awarded General Bradley during
his career. In order to make this trophy room
a community affair there have been issued a series
of stamps called "Bradley Trophy Room" stamps,
which will be sold to the general public, for
purpose of suitably equipping this room to
house the trophies. It is desire of that
community that the President receive the first
stamps. Commander Gutekunst is a Moberly man,
stationed here in Washington, and they have
asked that he be allowed to deliver the stamps
to the President in General Bradley's presence.
This was all brought to the President's attention
by C. M. Hulen of Moberly, Missouri.)
11:45 am Mr. Charles Rozmarek, President of the Polish-
American Congress, Inc.
(Requested by Mr. Sullivan - checked with State
Department who reported that Rozmarek was known
very favorably to the Department)
12:00 pm Honorable Myron Taylor
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly from Phoenix, Arizona, where
he has been vacationing, about three weeks ago,
to ask for this appointment)
12:15 pm (Dr. Chaim Weizman [Weizmann])
(Requested from New York City by Edward Jacobson.)
(East Entrance)
12:30 pm (Honorable Lewis Douglas, the Ambassador to England)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:15 pm (Colonel Edward Folker)
3:30 pm (Colonel Jacob F. Mynderse)
(General Wallace Graham)
(Arranged at request of General Graham, who will
bring Colonal Mynderse in off the record)
3:45 pm The Secretary of Agriculture [Clinton P. Anderson]
Senator J. Howard McGrath, R. I.
3:55 pm (Mr. Albert Chow, Mayor of Chinatown, San Francisco)
4:25 pm (The President accompanied by Honorable George
Allen, Colonel Louis Johnson and Mr. Lewis
Barringer went to the Projection Room where they
saw a portion of the movie "The Barber of Seville")
5:00 pm The President returned to the Executive Office
where he remained in conference with Mr. George
Allen and Mr. Clark Clifford until 5.30 pm)
8:20 pm (The President left for Constitution Hall with
Mrs. Truman and Miss Truman where he attended
the concert given by the Don Cossack Choir.)
9:20 pm (The President left Constitution Hall and motored
to Statler Hotel, where he "dropped in" on a
War Savings Bond Drive Dinner. He then returned
to Constitution Hall where he joined Mrs. Truman
and Miss Truman for the remainder of the concert.)

Truman Photographs for March 18, 1948
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Movie theater at the White House



The creation of this online resource was made possible in part by funding from the William T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.