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    [Harry S. Truman] "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN" Edition of the Chicago Daily Tribune. 54 pages, 17" x 24", Chicago, Illinois, November 3, 1948. An original first edition with the famous and incorrect banner headline on the front page of the Chicago Tribune, declaring Thomas E. Dewey the winner in the 1948 presidential race against Harry S. Truman. The lead story by reporter Arthur Sears Henning stated in part, "Dewey and Warren won a sweeping victory in the presidential election yesterday. The early returns showed the Republican ticket leading Truman and Barkley pretty consistently in the western and southern states .... Complete returns would disclose that Dewey won the presidency by an overwhelming majority of the electoral vote." Truman was expecting to lose the election, but finally won with a majority of the electoral vote. Only a hundred copies of the paper were published before a second edition was issued by the Tribune. Newsprint is lightly toned with age, with some foxing along outer edges, one horizontal fold center, slight tear at corner of fold on front page, type is strong and clear, headline bold and clean, very fine condition.


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