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
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Saturday, April 26, 1947
   
8:30 am After docking at the Navy Yard at 8.30 a.m., the
entire party remained aboard until 10.10 a.m., at
which time the President, accompanied by Under
Secretary of State Dean Acheson, who joined the
party at the dock, together with Admiral James Foskett,
and General Harry Vaughan disembarked from the USS
WILLIAMSBURG, entered the awaiting automobiles,
and motored direct to the ATC Terminal, National
Airport, arriving at 10.23 a.m., and awaited
the arrival of Secretary George Marshall's plane at
10.45 a.m.

The President greeted the Secretary of State as he
left his plane. Both posed for pictures and spoke
over the newsreel microphone. After bidding each
other good-bye, the President accompanied by
General Harry Vaughan and Admiral James Foskett, entered his
car and returned direct to the Navy Yard, arriving
there at 11.07 a.m.

Following lunch and at about 2.40 p.m. all the
overnight guests, excepting Admiral James Foskett,
General Harry Vaughan and Mr. Clark Clifford, departed from
the USS WILLIAMSBURG. Between 4.30 and 5.00 p.m.
five new guests came aboard and joined the
President, Chief Justice Fred Vinson; Mr. George Allen;
The Secretary of Agriculture [Clinton P. Anderson];
The Secretary of Commerce [W. Averell Harriman];
Honorable Frank Walker; Honorable Clark
Clifford. At 5.00 p.m., the WILLIAMSBURG got
underway and cruised down the Potomac to a point
opposite Mt. Vernon where the anchor was dropped
in midstream at 6.50 p.m. Remained at this location
until 9.00 a.m. Sunday.


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