Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 7, 2002
CONTACT: Holly Milledge, 816-268-8245 , or Edeen Martin, 816-268-8218
Event: Breakfast with author Kati Marton
Location: Truman Presidential Museum & Library
Date: Thursday. October 31, 2002

Journalist Kati Marton discusses her book on Presidential Marriages
over Breakfast at the Truman Museum

Kati MartonThursday, October 31 at 8:30 AM--- The Truman Presidential Museum & Library will open early October, 31st to host a breakfast for author and journalist Kati Marton and her husband, former Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke. Marton, who is known for her dramatic, true stories of international intrigue, has written a new book entitled, Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages that Shaped our History.

Marton will discuss her book during breakfast and will be available to sign copies following the program. Her husband will also be available to sign copies of his recent book, To End War. Both books will be available for purchase on site.

The continental breakfast is open to the public, but, because of the nature of the event, seating is limited. For reservations contact the Central Ticket Office at 816-235-6222. The Truman Museum will open early at 8:00 for this special event. The program and breakfast are free with museum admission: $7 for adult, $3 for students under 18, and $5 for seniors.

This program is made possible with support from the museum's not-for-profit partner, The Truman Library Institute and contributions from Starbucks coffee and Panera Bakery.

The Truman Presidential Museum & Library is open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00pm, Sunday from noon - 5:00 PM. The Museum is also open until 9:00pm on Thursdays. For more information on the Museum and programs, call 1-800-833-1225 , or visit the web site at www.trumanlibrary.org.

The Harry S. Truman Library is one of ten Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.

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