Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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Events, Programs, and Exhibits for Monday, December 10, 2018
All events are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise noted.
Mondays with McCullough
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Independence Room
December 10, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Join the Mondays with McCullough book club to study the Pulitzer-prize winning biography "Truman" by David McCullough, one chapter at a time. Program is at 12:00 noon on the second Monday of the month in the Independence Room. Bring your own lunch if you wish. The December session will discuss the fourth chapter of the book.
Perhaps you have your own copy you'd like to revisit. If not, copies are available in book and audio form at the Truman Home visitor center and the Truman Library gift shop. Our friends at Mid-Continent Public Library also have copies in most of their branches and on their Overdrive system. Proudly offered in partnership with the National Park Service. RSVP to truman.events@nara.gov.

Noteworthy

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.
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