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Truman Presents Distinguished Service Medal to Souers

73-3936 (untitled)
Accession Number
73-3936
8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Black & White
HST Keywords
Truman - Awards - Giving - Distinguished Service Medal-Cross
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Description
President Harry S. Truman (left) presents the Distinguished Service Medal to Rear Admiral Sidney Souers, U.S. Naval Reserve (right). Souers had served as the first Director of Central Intelligence (1946) and the first Executive Secretary of the National Security Council (1947-50).
Date(s)
December 1, 1952