Washington, D. C. Former President Harry S. Truman shakes hands with a line of admirers as he arrives at the House Foreign Affairs committee room to testify today on foreign aid legislation. Maj. Gen. Harry Vaughan, his former military aide, is beside him. From: Houston Post.
Washington, D. C. Former President Harry S. Truman, making one of his rare appearances on Capitol Hill before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee, speaks about revoking the 22nd amendment to the Constitution which limits a chief executive to two terms in office. From: Houston Post.
Washington, D. C. Former President Harry S. Truman, making one of his rare appearances on Capitol Hill before a congressional committee, reflects three moods as he testifies today before a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee. He was alternately talkative, stern, and smiling as he discussed the question of revoking the 22nd amendment to the Constitution which limits a chief executive to two terms in office. From: Houston Post.
Washington, D. C. Former President Harry S. Truman gags it up for photographers by sharping a knife for a slice of his 75th birthday cake. Truman won't be 75 until Friday but the Truman Diamond Jubilee Committee held a reception for him today. Truman cut the four-tiered cake as guests sang happy birthday. From: Houston Post.
Independence, Mo. Former President Harry S. Truman, who will be 75 years old May 8th, wears his years lightly. The former White House occupant, looked as hearty and ebullient as ever in these recent close-ups in his native Independence. (Two views of Truman wearing a hat, laughing.) From: Houston Post
New York City. Former President Harry S. Truman with Columbia University President Grayson Kirk (right) and students today at the Columbia campus. Mr. Truman delivered the first of three lectures on the presidency. Same as 68-1046, only slightly better print. From: Houston Post.
Lamar, Missouri. At left, Missouri's Senator Stuart Symington, and former president Harry S. Truman, right, share a joke just after dedication ceremonies at Lamar, Missouri, where Truman's birthplace (rear) was dedicated as a national shrine. From: Houston Post.
Omaha, Nebraska. Former President Harry S. Truman, wearing a broad smile, leans forward to listen to the familiar strains of strains of "The Missouri Waltz" played for him by the Tangier Temple Rangers, Omaha Shrine Patrol. The Rangers appeared at his hotel to serenade the former president shortly after his arrival in Omaha today to speak at a Democratic Jefferson-Jackson Day banquet. From: Houston Post.
Former President Harry S. Truman and Dr. Bert Maybee, right, hold Civil War Centennial Commission Honorary memberships presented today to Mr. and Mrs. Truman. The national memberships were presented by Dr. Maybee, Kansas City, President of the Missouri State Civil War Centennial Commission. Honorary memberships also went to Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, and former President Herbert Hoover. Presentation was at the Harry S. Truman Library. From: Houston Post.
Washington D. C. Adlai Stevenson, the Democratic standard bearer in the 1956 presidential elections, reaches across the breakfast table today to shake hands with former President Harry S. Truman. Between the two is Democratic National Chairman Paul Butler. They met at a breakfast of the Democratic Advisory Council. From: Houston Post.