April 25, 1945: A Day in Three Acts

Sun shone
a little
was chilly
wind in southeast
and south, to
northeast then north
changed to southwest
back to northwest
a few sprinkles of rain
but not much

Listened to San Francisco
Peace Conference Opening
6:30 p.m. our time
time out there was 4:30 p.m.
46 nations represented
3200 people
or more
Chairman Stettinius
introduced President Truman
then Governor Warner
spoke a few words
on the sorrow of our nation
for loss of President
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
and outlined main points

Got cobs and meals
wrote letters and in diary
Will gave cattle hay
painted east side of room
and looked at cows
on state land

See also

 

President Truman's arrival in San Francisco, April 1945, photo #200663 copyright United Nations

President Truman’s arrival in San Francisco, April 1945, photo #200663 copyright United Nations

April 25, 1945

April 25, 1945