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Dewey Defeats Truman

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 26 October 2017 in Documentary & Street.

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.

On the Streets
Rapid City, South Dakota
Part of the Roadside Oddities Series

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful artistic statue.

26 Oct 2017 5:21am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Interesting stuff can be found in history.

26 Oct 2017 5:49am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique statue. )

26 Oct 2017 6:08am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ha . . kinda before my time but I see from Wiki there is a photograph of Truman actually holding the newspaper like this ! Neat find.

26 Oct 2017 7:41am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

:)) The look on her face... pure joy ! .. there's no need to say anything else.

26 Oct 2017 7:47am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Have a nice day my friend.

26 Oct 2017 7:48am

julie from France

The Truman smile... tout un show :) Superbe oeuvre et sourire contagieux, merci Steve !
Bonne journée.

26 Oct 2017 7:50am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle sculpture

26 Oct 2017 8:11am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Wonderful animated expression captured in this sculpture of Truman!! The reflections in the windows add nice depth here.

26 Oct 2017 11:53am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Very interesting historical fact! Thank you for sharing!

26 Oct 2017 12:10pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

oh génial

26 Oct 2017 1:09pm

willy from Belgium

intéressant Steve

une belle statue


26 Oct 2017 2:35pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A fine capture of this moment of history

26 Oct 2017 2:38pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I guess one should not jump ahead without all the facts. Cool sculpture.

26 Oct 2017 2:39pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful sculpture of Truman and great expressions. A fine shot. :)

26 Oct 2017 2:41pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A telling statue that commerates the surprise victory of Truman.

26 Oct 2017 5:54pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

An interesting find here indeed!

26 Oct 2017 7:07pm

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

This is an awesome image, Steve!! I love it! Sorry I have missed you a bit ;-)

26 Oct 2017 7:48pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

:) I agree with Steven.

26 Oct 2017 8:10pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A great sculpture! I love his smile! I guess he had a lot to be happy about! A great image!

27 Oct 2017 1:25am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Les reflets dans la vitre en fond quelle iamge de cette statue toute souriante.

27 Oct 2017 1:45am

Pascale MD from France

Tr-s belle cette sculpture, très réaliste.
Bonne soirée Steve

27 Oct 2017 4:32pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful and interesting !

27 Oct 2017 5:22pm