and Tickets Announced for Bill Clinton's Address on July 5
President Bill Clinton will give an address in honor of the Truman Presidential
Museum & Library's 50th Anniversary on Thursday, July 5 at the Community
of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. His lecture caps the Truman
Library's 50th Anniversary Forum Series featuring Doris Kearns Goodwin,
Michael Beschloss and David McCullough. The program is offered at no charge
to the public and will begin at 3:30 p.m.
"We are honored
to welcome President Clinton to Independence," said Michael Devine,
director of the Truman Library. "We are grateful for support from
Congressman Ike Skelton and Truman family members Margaret Truman Daniel
and Clifton Truman Daniel for extending the invitation to President Clinton
on behalf of the Truman Library and its non-profit partner, the Truman
Clinton was the 42nd president of the United States. He served two terms
as president, 1993-2001. He was elected Arkansas attorney general in 1976,
and won the governorship in 1978. After losing a bid for a second term,
he regained the office four years later, and served until he defeated
incumbent George Bush and third party candidate Ross Perot in the 1992
presidential race. Following his two successful terms in office, President
Clinton founded the William J. Clinton Foundation, which works to solve
some of our most pressing problems, including childhood obesity in the
United States, climate change, global poverty and HIV/AIDS around the
Admission to this
50th Anniversary event is free, but a ticket will be required. Truman
Library Institute members will have first opportunity to obtain tickets.
Remaining tickets will be available for the general public beginning Wednesday,
June 6. Individuals enrolling in the Honorary Fellows membership program
on or before June 5 will be given priority seating status. To become a
member of the Truman Library Institute with a minimum gift of $35, please
visit www.trumanlibrary.org or call (816) 236-8237.
Tickets are available
through Central Ticket Office. For details, please visit www.trumanlibrary.org.
While tickets are free, a $5 service charge will apply. Limit 4 tickets.
The Truman Presidential Museum & Library is one of 12 presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration and is supported, in part, by its not-for-profit partner, the Harry S. Truman Library Institute. To learn more, please visit www.trumanlibrary.org.
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