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News Releases

Truman Library Honors Veterans with Free Patriotic Celebration | November 9, 2017

The 6th Annual Hon. Ike Skelton Veterans Day Ceremony Salutes America’s Veterans and Military Personnel INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum will honor veterans and active service members at the 6th Annual Hon. Ike Skelton Veterans Day Salute this Sunday, Nov. 12. The museum is open free to the public from 12 Read More Learn more

David McCullough to Be Honored at Wild About Harry 2018 | November 6, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough will be honored with the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award at the 19th Annual Wild About Harry Learn more

THE EWING MARION KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION AWARDS THE TRUMAN LIBRARY INSTITUTE WITH $1.65 MILLION GRANT | October 16, 2017

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has awarded the Truman Library Institute a $1.65 million grant to increase fundraising efforts and expand strategy to promote the life and legacy of Kansas City’s hometown president, Harry S. Truman. Learn more

The Bennett Forum on the Presidency Opens Dialogue on the Presidency in the Post-Truth Era | October 10, 2017

World-renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin is returning to the Howard and Virginia Bennett Forum on the Presidency Saturday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. Goodwin will be in conversation with The Washington Post's David Von Drehle discussing the presidency in the post-truth era. Learn more

Free Public Program Features Remarks from Nobel-Prize Recipient | October 6, 2017

The 2017 Truman Medal for Economic Policy will be awarded to economist Robert Shiller in recognition of his accomplished career as an economic policy developer and educator. Learn more