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, November 2, 1950
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President on the Death of George Bernard Shaw]
    [Public Papers: Message to the Governor of Puerto Rico Regarding the Recent Uprisings]
9:30 am (Honorable John W. Snyder, the Secretary of the Treasury) OFF THE RECORD
9:45 am Honorable George Allen
Judge Ernest M. Tipton, Supreme Court of Missouri
(Judge Tipton also President of Truman Library; Mr. Allen asked
this be arranged while Judhe in town)
10:00 am (Staff Meeting)
10:30 am (Admiral William D. Leahy) OFF THE RECORD
11:00 am Honorable Frederick Lawton, Director, Bureau of the Budget
(One-half hour)
11:30 am Honorable Charles Sawyer, the Secretary of Commerce
Dr. Roy V. Peel, Director, Bureau of the Consus
Mr. A. Ross Eckler, Deputy Director
(The Secretary of Commerce asked if he might bring to the
President the Census figure, accompanied by these Census officials)
11:45 am (Honorable W. Averell Harriman)
(Mr. Roland Harriman, brother of Averell Harriman) OFF THE RECORD
11:55 am (Colonel Myron Blalock) OFF THE RECORD
12:00 pm The President presented the Harmon Trophy to the following:
  General James H. Doolittle - Aviator
  Miss Jacqueline Cochran - Aviatrix
  Vice Admiral C.E. Rosendahl - Balloonist (lighter than air)
  Following award the President presented five Citations of
  Honorable Mention to the following:
  Captain Charles Yeager (in person)
  M. Charles Dollfus (French Ambassador received)
  Geoffrey de Havilland (Posthumous - accepted by Air Chief
  Marshall Sir Geo. C. Pirie, Hd. of British Air Force Staff)
  Miss Pauline Gower (Posthumous - accepted by Sir George Pirie)
  Lt. Howard R. Walton (Posthumous - accepted by Mr. and Mrs.
  Ray M. Walton, his parents)
  The following guests were present:
  Aldrin, Edwin E. Arlen, Margaret
  Bonnet, Henri Brosnahan, Mary V.
  Bode, Frederick W. Cochran, Jacqueline
  Combier, P. Hodges & Mrs. Doolittle, Mr. & Mrs. James H.
  Dobben, George B. de Seversky, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander P.
  Egger, Frank L. Enyart, William
  Fagen, James Finletter, Thomas K.
  Griffiths, Charles H. Kerwood, Charles W.
  MacCracken, William P. Matthews, Francis P.
  Odlum, Floyd B. Pirie George, Sir
  Philpott, Montague G. Rosendahl, Charles E. & Mrs.
  Spaatz, Carl Schramek, Charles E & Mrs.
  Towers, John H. Trickey, Mrs. Maurice
  Vandenberg, Hoyt S. Walton, Mr. and Mrs. Ray M.
  Yeager, Charles Anderson, Major Millicent
12:30 pm Honorable Dean Acheson, the Secretary of State
(Usual Thursday appointment)
(Honorable Walter Gifford, American Ambassador to Great Britain) OFF THE RECORD
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:00 pm (National Security Council) OFF THE RECORD
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
4:25 pm (Honorable Clark Clifford) OFF THE RECORD
8:05 pm (The President and Mrs. Truman left for British Embassy where they
attended Dinner for Rt. Honorable Anthony Eden, M.P.)

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