Look Back: Harry Truman @ Union Station
Date: 10/30/2009 Album ID: 877154
Photos by Post-Dispatch staff photographers
Two days after the 1948 election, at St. Louis’ Union Station, President Harry Truman held up a copy of the previous day’s newspaper, and a famous photograph was made. Truman had surprised everyone with a victory over his Republican challenger, Thomas E. Dewey.