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 - BRADLEY STATEMENT DENIED Truman Reaffirms Plan...
BRADLEY STATEMENT DENIED Truman Reaffirms Plan To End Segregation In Armed Forces [By The Associated Press) TTtTASHINGTON, July 29 — '' President Truman said today his "equality of treatment and opportunity" order for the armed services is aimed at the eventual end of race segregation in the Army. Negroes are now kept in separate units in the Army. A reporter at Mr. Truman's weekly news conference said that Gen. Omar Bradley has been quoted as saying he favors segregation among the lower echelons. Is that consistent with the President's "equality" order of last Monday? He was asked. Truman Reaffirms Stand Mr. Truman responded that he was informed by' Secretary of the Army Royall that Bradley, the chief of staff, had made no such statement. 'The President responded with a prompt and flat- yes, when asked if his Monday order -aims at an eventual end of segregation. That order stated a presidential policy of equality of treatment and opportunity to be put into effect as soon as possible, "having-due regard to the time re- Sei TRUMAN Pag* S

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  1. Lubbock Morning Avalanche,
  2. 30 Jul 1948, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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