Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Special Event Videos


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Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Kofi Annan Visit
Kennedy Dolls Exhibit
Screen Gems Video
Truman Medal for Economic Policy
White House Decision Center
Oral History Interviews
Documentary Film
Memorial Service for Margaret Truman Daniel
National History Day
Program with Berlin Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen
Dr. Severin Hochberg Speech

Truman Library 50th Anniversary

Presentation: My Favorite Things


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Sharon Fawcett Introduces My Favorite Things

Assistant Archivist for Presidential Libraries Sharon Fawcett talks about Presidential Libraries
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 3 minutes, 38 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Warren Finch

The director of the Bush (41) Presidential Library talks about ...
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Tom Putnam

John F. Kennedy Library Director Tom Putnam discusses JFK's draft of a speech delivered at the dedication of the Robert Frost Library
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 6 minutes, 16 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Jay Hakes

Carter Library Director Jay Hakes discusses Jimmy Carter's Nobel Peace Prize Medal
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Betty Sue Flowers

Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library Director Betty Sue Flowers airs and talks about tape recordings of presidential conversations between LBJ and Truman
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 5 minutes, 7 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Elaine Didier

Ford Presidential Library Director Elaine Didier talks about the Saigon Staircase
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 6 minutes, 29 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Mike Devine

Truman Presidential Library Director Mike Devine talks about the Chrysler Cars Exhibit
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Cynthia Koch

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library Director Cynthia Koch talks about a 9-foot papier mache caricature of President Roosevelt
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 6 minutes, 20 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Duke Blackwood

Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Duke Blackwood talks about Air Force One Exhibit
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 1 minute, 49 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Emily Robison

The Acting Director of Clinton Presidential Library describes a gift Clinton received from the country of Belarus
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 1 minute, 45 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Timothy Walch

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Director Timothy Walch talks about the Belgian Flour Sacks
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 3 minutes, 37 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Tim Naftali

Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library Director Tim Naftali shows letters from Elvis Presley to President Richard Nixon
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 9 minutes, 25 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media


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Nancy Smith

Presidential Materials Staff Director Nancy Smith talks about presidential materials
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: My Favorite Things
Format: Windows Media

Presentation: David McCullough Appearances


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Truman Library 50th Anniversary Speech

Historian David McCullough speaks about history and education
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 54 minutes, 38 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: David McCullough Appearances
Format: Windows Media


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David McCullough Interview

The Achivist of the United States Interviews David McCullough
Date: June 13, 2007
Duration: 1 hour, 0 minutes
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: David McCullough Appearances
Format: Windows Media

Presentation: Bill Clinton Keynote Address


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Bill Clinton Speech

Bill Clinton delivers keynote address for Truman Library 50th Anniversary Celebration
Date: July 5, 2007
Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: Bill Clinton Keynote Address
Format: Windows Media


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Congressman Emanuel Cleaver

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver delivers welcome at the Truman Library 50th Anniversary Celebration
Date: July 5, 2007
Duration: 5 minutes, 39 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: Bill Clinton Keynote Address
Format: Windows Media


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Congressman Ike Skelton

Congressman Ike Skelton introduces keynote speaker President Bill Clinton
Date: July 5, 2007
Duration: 5 minutes, 38 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: Bill Clinton Keynote Address
Format: Windows Media


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Clifton Truman Daniel

Harry S. Truman's grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, welcomes attendees and extends thanks to sponsors at Truman Library 50th Anniversary Celebration
Date: July 5, 2007
Duration: 13 minutes, 26 seconds
Event: Truman Library 50th Anniversary
Presentation: Bill Clinton Keynote Address
Format: Windows Media

Kofi Annan Visit

Presentation: Kofi Annan Farewell Address


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United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan Farewell Address
Date: December 11, 2006
Duration: 27 minutes, 2 seconds
Event: Kofi Annan Visit
Presentation: Kofi Annan Farewell Address
Format: Real Media

Kennedy Dolls Exhibit

Presentation: Caroline Kennedy Speech


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Caroline Kennedy speaks at Truman Library

Caroline Kennedy talks about poetry
Date: November 18, 2006
Duration: 8 minutes, 28 seconds
Event: Kennedy Dolls Exhibit
Presentation: Caroline Kennedy Speech
Format: Real Media

Screen Gems Video

Presentation: Truman Back Porch Video


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Truman speaking from his back porch

Harry S. Truman speaks from the back porch of his home in Independence, Missouri. He speaks about how good it is to be back home where it is the center of his life and where he wants to stay the rest of his life.
Duration: 40 seconds
Event: Screen Gems Video
Presentation: Truman Back Porch Video
Format: Real Media

Truman Medal for Economic Policy

Presentation: Alan Greenspan Speech


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Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan receives first Truman Medal for Economic Policy
Date: October 26, 2005
Duration: 33 minutes, 0 seconds
Event: Truman Medal for Economic Policy
Presentation: Alan Greenspan Speech
Format: Real Media

White House Decision Center

Presentation: Video on the Educational Benefits of the Decision Center


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White House Decision Center

A video describing the White House Decision Center at Truman Library
Duration: 7 minutes, 30 seconds
Event: White House Decision Center
Presentation: Video on the Educational Benefits of the Decision Center
Format: Windows Media

Oral History Interviews

Presentation: Milton P. Kayle Interview


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Oral History Interview Milton P. Kayle

Interview with Milton P. Kayle, who served as Special Assistant in the White House Office, 1951-1953
Duration: 8 minutes, 51 seconds
Event: Oral History Interviews
Presentation: Milton P. Kayle Interview
Format: Windows Media

Presentation: Ken Hechler Interview


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Oral History Interview Ken Hechler

Interview with Ken Hechler, Assistant to the President, 1949-53
Duration: 8 minutes, 35 seconds
Event: Oral History Interviews
Presentation: Ken Hechler Interview
Format: Windows Media

Presentation: George M. Elsey Interview


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Oral History Interview George M. Elsey

Interview with George M. Elsey, Assistant to the Special Counsel to the President, 1947-49; Administrative Assistant to the President, 1949-51
Duration: 11 minutes, 39 seconds
Event: Oral History Interviews
Presentation: George M. Elsey Interview
Format: Windows Media

Documentary Film

Presentation: Man from Independence


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Man From Independence

Film: Man From Independence
Duration: 16 minutes, 55 seconds
Event: Documentary Film
Presentation: Man from Independence
Format: Windows Media

Presentation: Truman in the United States Senate


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Truman Presiding Over the United States Senate

No sound. Short clip of Truman Presiding at a session of the U.S. Senate
Duration: 1 minute, 27 seconds
Event: Documentary Film
Presentation: Truman in the United States Senate
Format: Windows Media

Memorial Service for Margaret Truman Daniel

Presentation: Remembrances of Margaret Truman Daniel


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Memorial Service for Margaret Truman Daniel

Clifton Daniel speaks at his mother Margaret Truman Daniel's memorial service
Date: February 23, 2008
Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes
Event: Memorial Service for Margaret Truman Daniel
Presentation: Remembrances of Margaret Truman Daniel
Format: Windows Media

National History Day

Presentation: Junior Individual Performance, Patrick Lawhon


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National History Day 2008, Junior Individual Performance, Patrick Lawhon

The 1707 Act of Union: Was Scotland Bought and Sold for English Gold?
Date: March 8, 2008
Duration: 9 minutes, 43 seconds
Event: National History Day
Presentation: Junior Individual Performance, Patrick Lawhon
Format: Windows Media

Program with Berlin Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen

Presentation: Berlin Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen speech


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Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen speaks

Gail Halvorsen discusses the Berlin Airlift
Date: July 14, 2008
Duration: 30 minutes, 14 seconds
Event: Program with Berlin Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen
Presentation: Berlin Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen speech
Format: Quicktime

Presentation: Air Force Historian Roger Miller speech


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Historian Roger Miller

Air Force Historian Roger Miller discusses the Berlin Airlift
Date: July 14, 2008
Duration: 41 minutes, 33 seconds
Event: Program with Berlin Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen
Presentation: Air Force Historian Roger Miller speech
Format: Quicktime

Presentation: Gail Halvorsen and Roger Miller Question and Answer


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Question and Answer session

Question and Answer session with Gail Halvorsen and Roger Miller
Date: July 14, 2008
Duration: 17 minutes, 2 seconds
Event: Program with Berlin Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen
Presentation: Gail Halvorsen and Roger Miller Question and Answer
Format: Quicktime

Dr. Severin Hochberg Speech

Presentation: James McDonald and the Refugee Crisis 1933-1946


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James McDonald and the Refugee Crisis 1933-1946 presented by Dr. Severin Hochberg

Dr. Severin Hochberg, co-editor of Refugees and Rescue , discussed the private diaries of James G. McDonald, chairman of Franklin D. Roosevelt's advisory committee on refugees from May 1938 until nearly the end of the war.
Date: July 21, 2011
Duration: 56 minutes, 37 seconds
Event: Dr. Severin Hochberg Speech
Presentation: James McDonald and the Refugee Crisis 1933-1946
Format: Flash