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President Truman holding the infamous issue of the Chicago Tribune, telling the press, "That ain't the way I heard it!"

"Dewey Defeats Truman" was an incorrect banner headline on the front page of the Chicago Daily Tribune on November 3, 1948, the day after incumbent United States President Harry S. Truman won an upset victory over Republican challenger and Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey in the 1948 presidential election.


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File:Deweytruman12.jpg
President Truman holding the infamous issue of the Chicago Tribune, telling the press, "That ain't the way I heard it!"

"Dewey Defeats Truman" was an incorrect banner headline on the front page of the Chicago Daily Tribune on November 3, 1948, the day after incumbent United States President Harry S. Truman won an upset victory over Republican challenger and Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey in the 1948 presidential election.


Dewey Defeats Truman sections
Intro  Background  Election of 1948  Aftermath  Similar news mistakes  References  External Links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Background
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