News Releases

News Releases

Alice Dunnigan Statue Stops at the Truman Library on National Tour | February 28, 2019

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum has welcomed a statue honoring Alice Dunnigan, the first African-American woman to serve in the White House press corps. Visitors can view the statue in the main lobby of the Truman Library, the latest stop at a national tour that started at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Learn more

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