Lot 66: Booklet containing Truman's address to the United Nations given on October 24, 1950, entitled 'A New Page in History,' twelve pages, 3.75 x 8.5, signed and inscribed on the front cover in fountain pen to his White House correspondence secretary, "To Bill Hassett, with appreciation, Harry S. Truman." Rusty staples and stains to the left edge, otherwise fine condition. Given for the fifth anniversary of the ratification of the UN Charter, Truman's speech touched on the goal of world peace and the necessity of crushing the Communist threat in Korea.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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