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Harry Truman (holding the newspaper) won the presidential election in 1948, but the Chicago Daily Tribune ran the headline "Dewey Beats Truman." One of the most famous newspaper errors and headlines of all time led to one of the most famous photos of all time.

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"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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Presidential Elections Used to Be More Colorful

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1948 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Harry S. Truman Richmond, Indiana Photo STORY CARD

1948 Presidential Election Harry s Truman Richmond Indiana Photo Story Card | eBay

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