Sargeant, Howland H., 1911-1984
Group photograph of President Truman with undersecretaries and aides of various executive departments
Dinner at the White House. Identified in the photograph: President Harry S. Truman; David K. E. Bruce; H. Freeman Matthews; Carlisle M. Humelsine; Adrian S. Fisher; John D. Hickerson; Charles E. Bohlen; John M. Allison; Howland Sargeant; Harold F. Linder; Edward H. Foley, Jr.; John S. Graham; Andrew S. Overby; Edward F. Bartlet; William W. Parsons; William C. Foster; Wilfred J. McNeil; Earl D. Johnson; Francis Shackleford; Fred Korth; Francis P. Whitehair; Herbert R. Askins; John F. Floberg; Roswell L. Gilpatric; James T. Hill, Jr.; Ross L. Malone, Jr.; A. Holmes Baldridge; James M.
President Harry S. Truman (seated) signs the Smith-Mundt Bill, also known as the "Voice of America Bill,' which authorizes foreign informational activities, including radio broadcasts to Soviet Russia and other countries. Standing, from left to right; Senator H. Alexander Smith; Dr. Walter Lemon, President of the World Wide Broadcasting Foundation; Howland H. Sargent; Representative Karl E. Mundt; and Under Secretary of State Robert Lovett.