Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

Dewey Defeats Truman - A Famous False Headline

"Dewey Defeats Truman" was a famous banner headline on the front page of the Chicago Tribune on November 3, 1948. This happened the day after incumbent president Harry S. Truman won an upset victory over Republican challenger and Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey in the 1948 presidential election.

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Truman defeats Dewey in 1948
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