Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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Events, Programs, and Exhibits for Friday, September 1, 2017
All events are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise noted.
TALKIN' TRUMAN: Brother Truman: The Masonic Life of Harry Truman
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
September 1, 2017
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Harry S. Truman was a life-long and active Mason. Supervisory Archivist Sam Rushay will draw upon documents, photographs, and artifacts to explore the importance of Masonry in the life and political career of Harry Truman.

This presentation is one in the series of "Talkin' Truman" programs, offered each First Friday from May through September at 11 a.m.. The program is included with Museum admission; seating is first come, first served.


Permanent Museum Exhibits:

Ongoing Programming:

Talkin’ Truman: Gain insight into the life & times of Harry Truman with Truman Library archivists and curators. Each program features documents, photographs, and artifacts from the museum's rich collections organized around specific themes or stories.
Talkin’ Truman programs are offered on the first Friday of the month, May through September, at 11 a.m. and are included in Museum admission.

White Glove Wednesdays: Learn about some of the rare artifacts housed at the presidential library, as well as how they came to be part of the Truman Library collection. White Glove Wednesdays are offered 11 - 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday, May through September.
Feature Film:

Harry S. Truman: 1884-1972 Narrated by David McCullough

Daily Show Times: Hourly from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This 45-minute film by Academy Award winner Charles Guggenheim examines Truman's life, from his humble birth in Lamar, Missouri, to the courtship of his wife, Bess Wallace, his service in World War I, his entry into local politics under "Boss" Tom Pendergast, his election to the U.S. Senate, and his rise to the Presidency.

Museum Store:

Pay no admission to browse the Museum Store for unique keepsakes and gifts.