President Truman with Members of Military Training Commission
Original caption: President Meets with Commission on Military Training. Washington, D.C.: President Truman declared today that universal training for the nation's youth is the best way in which the U.S. can maintain its defenses against further aggression in the world. Mr. Truman is shown with his new advisory commission of civilians on universal training during their first meeting with the president. Photo shows Mr. Truman, seated and, left to right: Rev. Edmund Walsh, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; Dr. Karl T. Compton, president, MIT, Cambridge, Mass.; Mrs. Anna Rosenberg, N.Y.C.; Samuel I. Rosenman, N.Y.C., former special counsel to Mr. Truman; Truman K. Gibson, Chicago, Ill.; Joseph E. Davies, former ambassador to Russia; Dr. Daniel Poling, Boston, Mass., editor.
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