News Releases

News Releases

Truman Civil Rights Symposium to Commemorate National 75th Anniversary of the Desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces July 26-28 in Washington, DC | June 27, 2023

Public event hosted by Truman Library Institute to honor Black veterans’ history of service and sacrifice and explore the legacy of President Truman’s watershed civil rights decision  Participants include Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force General CQ Brown, Jr.; U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Linda Fagan; U.S. Navy Adm. Michelle Howard (Ret.); U.S. Rep. Read More Learn more

Israeli Ambassador Honors Truman for His Legacy of Leadership | May 11, 2023

Pictured above, left to right: Clifton Truman Daniel, Ambassador Michael Herzog, Truman Library Institute Chairman Pat Ottensmeyer (Photo: Mark McDonald) Ambassador Michael Herzog Pays Tribute to Harry Truman for Recognizing Israel’s Independence 75 Years Ago INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (May 11, 2023) – Ambassador Michael Herzog today paid tribute to the 33rd President of the U.S. for Read More Learn more

A National Tradition | May 8, 2023

On Monday, May 8, 2023, the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum will host the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of President Harry S. Truman, marking the 139th anniversary of his birth. Long a tradition of the United States presidency, the incumbent commander in chief sends a tribute wreath on the birthday of Read More Learn more

Truman Library Institute Announces New Season of Programs | May 1, 2023

Annual Favorites and All-New Events Celebrate Leadership, Legacy and America’s Democracy The Truman Library Institute has announced a new season of Truman Legacy events, Members-only experiences and public programs. This stellar line-up offers extraordinary access and insights into our history, the American presidency, Truman’s legacy and American democracy. For full details, or to reserve seats, Read More Learn more

Truman Presidential Library to Host “Rooted among the Ashes,” Traveling Exhibit Reflecting on Hiroshima and Nagasaki | March 27, 2023

Photos of “hibakujumoku,” surviving trees from A-bombed cities in Japan, opens March 31. Exhibit opening includes remarks by the artist, Katy McCormick, and President Truman’s grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel. Descendants of the survivor trees shown in the exhibition will find a home on the Truman Library grounds as part of a major landscaping and outdoor Read More Learn more