For Immediate Release
WORLD WAR II VETERANS SHARE THEIR STORIES IN A NEW SATURDAY SPEAKER'S SERIES AT THE TRUMAN PRESIDENTIAL MUSEUM & LIBRARY
First presentation Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.
Independence, MO -- February 10, 2002 - "Patriots of War," a new speaker's series at the Truman Presidential Museum & Library will feature World War II veterans and their stories on select Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. All presentations will be held in the Truman Presidential Museum & Library's Whistle Stop Room and light refreshments will be served. The programs are free with museum admission, but seating is limited. For reservations, call the museum special events office at 816-268-8200 ext 254. For more information on the series visit www.trumanlibrary.org.
Glenn Kappelman --
Saturday, February 23, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.
Ed Matheny -- Saturday,
March 16, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.
Herman A. Johnson
-- Saturday, March 30, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.
Jack Woodson -- Saturday,
April 13, 2002 at 10:00a.m.
James P. Meigs &
Albert Curley -- Saturday, April 27, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.
Presented in cooperation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Miller Nichols Library as part of our "Presidential Studies Collection" partnership. For other recollections from WWII, we invite you to visit the web site ""Voices of World War II: Experiences From the Front and at Home".
The Truman Presidential Museum & Library is located at U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street in Independence, Missouri. The Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. The Museum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Admission is $5 for adults, $4.50 for seniors and $3 for children 6-18 years old. For more information, call the 1-800-833-1225 or the web site at www.trumanlibrary.org.