Harry S. TrumanThe President's News Conference of August 8th, 1945Wed Aug 8, 2007 21:54
Harry S. Truman
The President's News Conference of August 8th, 1945
THE PRESIDENT. I have only a simple announcement to make. I can't hold a regular press conference today; but this announcement is so important I thought I would call you in.
Russia has declared war on Japan! That is all!
[Much applause and laughter, as the reporters raced out]
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