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Dr. Weizmann Helped Democracies to Win First and Second World Wars, Truman Says

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The scientific discoveries by Dr. Chaim Weizmann here of great help to the democracies in winning the first and second World Wars,” President Truman said last night in a message addressed to Dr. Weizmann on the occasion of tis 71st birthday which was observed at a dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

President Truman said that Dr. Weizmann’s discoveries “hold great promise for millions who are now living under the weight of poverty and starvation.” Dr. Weizmann was presented with a check for $1,250,000 for the Weizmann Institute in Palestine instead of a million-dollar check as originally planned.

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