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Cartoon by John Chase, 1950
Cartoon titled, "President Truman wearing General MacArthur's Hat" from 1950

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Truman Announced A Fair Deal
January 5, 1949

Truman also proposed the Fair Employment Practices Act, which would outlaw racial and religious discrimination in hiring. Congress passed the Employment Act in 1946 and clearly stated the government's responsibility in helping to achieve full employment.
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