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President Truman, Informal Remarks to the Advisory Council on Federal Reports

President Harry S. Truman's remarks to the Advisory Council on Federal Reports on their 10th Anniversary, October 14, 1952, Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC. This speech is not in the Public Papers of the Presidents, as the president dropped in on their event. Mr. Truman speaks on the importance of reliable information and accurate numbers and statistics. Good statistics helped to win World War II. The coordination of government and business is a difficult job, as is gathering consistent information from various government agencies.