History Happy Hour: World War I and Its Aftermath
Tom's Town Distilling Company
June 6, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Raise your glass for a special History Happy Hour featuring Garrett Peck, historian and author of The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath. Exploring the changes that impacted the United States following WWI, Peck discusses how the Red Scare, race riots, women's suffrage and Prohibition transformed the nation.
Harry and Bess Truman's 100th Wedding Anniversary
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
June 28, 2019
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
On a summer day so stifling that the wedding flowers began to wilt, Harry and Bess Truman were married at Trinity Episcopal Church in Independence on June 28, 1919. The couple enjoyed 53 years of marriage, from Independence to the White House and back again, an American love story for the ages.