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When #ChicagoHistory goes really wrong: (Steve Harvey knows what we mean) Dewey defeats Truman was a famously inaccurate headline on the cover of the Chicago Tribune on November 3, 1948, the day after incumbant United States President Harry S. Truman beat Republican challenger and Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey in the 1948 Presidential #Election in an upset victory.

"Dewey Defeats Truman" was a famously inaccurate banner headline on the front page of the Chicago Tribune on November 3, 1948, the day after incumbent United States President Harry S. Truman beat Republican challenger and Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey in the 1948 presidential election in an upset victory.

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1948 Presidential Election Result: Harry S. Truman (Democratic) - 303 electoral votes beat Thomas E. Dewey (Republican) - 189 electoral votes, Popular Vote

US presidential election results by county, 1948. [[MORE]]The United States presidential election of 1948 was the 41st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948. Incumbent President Harry S. Truman, the Democratic nominee,...

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For Women, Glass Ceilings, and Glass Walls, Too

At Smith, every student leader is a woman, a rare exception in a sexist world. (Image of students at Smith College in 1948: Peter Stackpole/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

US presidential election results by county, [[MORE]]The United States presidential election of 1948 was the quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November Incumbent...