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Bernard Baruch Receives Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Service

November 11, 1947
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Bernard Baruch tonight received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Service at a dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel marking the 25th anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.

The award is given to the “individual who has rendered within a specific period of time meritorious service to democracy, public welfare, liberal thought or peace through justice.” The presentation was made by Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy under President Wilson. Speakers at the dinner were Mr. Baruch, Daniels and Warren R. Austin, U.S. delegate to the United Nations.

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