News Releases

News Releases

Truman Library Honors Veterans with Free Patriotic Celebration WITH FREE PATRIOTIC CELEBRATION | November 1, 2018

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum will honor veterans and active service members at the  7th Annual Hon. Ike Skelton Veterans Day Salute Sunday, Nov. 11. Learn more

Free Admission at the Truman Library for Emergency Preparedness Fair | September 11, 2018

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is hosting a family fun day complete with an Emergency Preparedness Fair and free museum admission this Saturday, September 15. Learn more

2018 Harry S. Truman Book Award Honors Kevin Peraino | August 23, 2018

Biennial Award Honors Scholar of Truman Era Kansas City, Mo. – The Truman Library Institute has awarded Kevin Peraino the 2018 Harry S. Truman Book Award for A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China (Penguin Random House, 2017). Established in 1963, the Harry S. Truman Book Award recognizes the best book Read More Learn more

The CIA Releases Formerly Classified Documents from the Truman Administration | August 17, 2018

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released this week the first set of declassified material in a series of six releases containing the daily intelligence report President Harry S. Truman received from the CIA. Learn more

Truman Library Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Desegregation of the Armed Forces | July 17, 2018

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is commemorating the 70th anniversary of President Truman issuing an executive order desegregating the armed forces with a special artifact display and a public program. Learn more