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The incident might have been forgotten, except that when Truman was pa...

wikipedia - 10 Nov 2016
The incident might have been forgotten, except that when Truman was passing through St. Louis on the way to Washington two days later, he stepped to the rear platform of his train car, the Ferdinand Magellan, and was handed a copy of the Tribune early edition. Happy to exult in the paper's error, he held it up for the photographers gathered at the station, and the famous picture (in several versions) was taken. Henning's obituary in 1966, published in the Tribune, makes no mention of the event.
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Letter: Trump's policies are actually working

Daily Astorian - 29 May 2018
I remember news accounts showing a jubilant President Truman holding the front page of an (embarrassingly) early edition of the Chicago Tribune with a huge headline shouting “Dewey defeats Truman.” Today, such a headline would be “fake news.”.
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Big crowd greets Truman's 1948 campaign swing through Fresno

Fresno Bee (blog) - 09 Jun 2018
Thomas Dewey. A side note of the election night coverage was the infamous front page headline in the Chicago Daily Tribune, which jumped to conclusions about the outcome before all the results were in: “Dewey Defeats Truman.” More about – After the ...
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An informed future

The Valley Reporter (blog) - 07 Jun 2018
Or when the Chicago Daily Tribune famously printed the 1948 banner headline “Dewey Defeats Truman.” (Check your history books, Highlanders; Truman won the presidency that year.) Now the internet has opened the spillway to a flood of half-truths, biased ...
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Innovation Hub: Why Polling Matters - 02 Jun 2018
In the months leading up to that election, Truman's opponent, New York Gov. Thomas Dewey, was comfortably ahead in the polls. But, as we know, polls don't always get it right. Truman defeated Dewey — despite what the Chicago Daily Tribune's front page ...
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WAGUESPACK: Dewey Defeats Truman

The Hayride - 04 Dec 2017
Unfortunately, they can also be confusing…misleading…or sometimes flat out wrong. The most extreme American example of this happened on November 3, 1948. The banner headline of that morning's Chicago Daily Tribune read, “Dewey Defeats Truman.
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A 'Dewey Defeats Truman' Lesson for the Digital Age

New York Times - 09 Nov 2016
All the dazzling technology, the big data and the sophisticated modeling that American newsrooms bring to the fundamentally human endeavor of presidential politics could not save American journalism from yet again being behind the story, behind the ...
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Clinton-Trump Probably Won't Be The Next 'Dewey Defeats Truman'

FiveThirtyEight - 18 Oct 2016
We're getting to that point in the presidential campaign — with one candidate leading by a lot — when the losing candidate's supporters start to bring up the 1948 election — the one with the famous “Dewey Defeats Truman” headline when the polls were ...
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NOVAK: No “Dewey defeats Truman” effect in 2016

University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily - 03 Nov 2016
In 1948, N.Y. Gov. Thomas Dewey defeated President Harry Truman to become the 34th president of the United States. Or so claimed the Chicago Tribune, in one of the biggest mea culpas in campaign reporting history, perhaps second only to the Literary ...
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Tom Kacich: Our own 'Dewey Defeats Truman' moment

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - 02 Nov 2016
There is a famous photograph of a beaming President Harry Truman holding a Nov. 3, 1948, Chicago Tribune with the headline "Dewey Defeats Truman." By the time that photo was taken, two days later at a train station in St. Louis, Truman had won ...
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Is Hillary headed for a 'Dewey Defeats Truman' Moment?

Huffington Post - 09 Sep 2016
Little wonder that when election night 1948 finally rolled around the Chicago Daily Tribune (which regularly called Truman a “nincompoop”) felt comfortable putting the early edition to bed with the blaring headline “Dewey Defeats Truman” although most ...
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Boston Globe has Dewey-defeats-Truman moment - 06 Feb 2017
Most people thought the Falcons had beaten the Patriots. Including the leading newspaper in Boston. Via Field Yates of, an early edition of the Boston Globe declared victory for the Falcons with a headline that proclaimed: A Bitter End ...

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