4,329Oct 28, 2013
First Lady Bess Truman
William Seale and Nicole Anslover talked about the life and influence of first lady Bess Truman and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Bess Truman earned a staff salary ...
537May 18, 2013
President Truman and National Security
Panelists talked about President Truman’s defense policy and the expansion of the National Security apparatus under the 33rd president. They spoke about his efforts to unify the Armed ...
1,764Dec 4, 2012
Clifton Truman Daniel in Hiroshima
President Truman’s eldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, talked about his trip to Japan in August 2012, the first ever for a Truman. He arrived in Hiroshima as the city prepared to mark ...
354Oct 15, 2012
Clifton Truman Daniel with Hiroshima and Nagasaki Survivors
Clifton Truman Daniel, a grandson of President Truman, and atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki met with students from Bayside High School in New York City. They talked about the ...
1,248Apr 26, 2012
First Ladies Through the Eyes of Descendants
Descendants of First Ladies Lou Hoover, Bess Truman and Betty Ford-including a great-granddaughter, a grandson and a daughter-recall life as members of a presidential family and the impact on their ...
1,740Oct 14, 2011
After Words with Clifton Truman Daniel
Clifton Truman Daniel talked about his book, Dear Harry, Love Bess, a collection of letters between his grandparents, President Harry Truman and his wife, Bess Truman. Mr. Daniel ...
279May 14, 2011
Civil Liberties Legacy of Harry Truman
After introductory remarks by Michael Devine and Clifton Truman Daniel, Richard Kirkendall talked about the roots of President Truman’s Containment Policy and his approach to the post-World ...
225May 14, 2011
Ken Hechler on Civil Rights in the Truman Administration
Ken Hechler, former speechwriter and aide of President Truman, talked about civil liberties and the Truman administration. He was interviewed by President Truman’s eldest grandson, ...
2,430Feb 19, 2011
John Avlon moderated a conversation about the opportunities and obligations of growing up as a descendant of an American president. Participants included: Margaret Hoover, great-granddaughter ...
393Jun 21, 2010
Korean War Veterans Appreciation Ceremony
General David Petraeus gave the keynote address at the Korean War Veterans Appreciation Ceremony recognizing the 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War on June 25, 1950. Korean Consul ...
1,171May 14, 2010
President Truman and General MacArthur
Ken Hechler, former White House assistant to President Truman, was interviewed by Robert Watson about President Truman’s relationship with General Douglas MacArthur. General MacArthur led ...
284Oct 14, 2009
Letters of Bess Truman to Harry S. Truman
Clifton Truman Daniel, eldest grandson of former President Harry Truman, talked about the relationship between Harry and Bess Truman as told through their correspondence. He told stories about ...
175Jul 27, 2009
Freedom to Serve Forum, Panel 1
A panel discussion was held on the argument that desegregation would impair military efficiency and unit cohesion and why President Truman chose to issuing an executive order desegregating the ...
127May 16, 2009
President Truman and Congress
Don Ritchie talked about the relationship between Congress and the presidency, focusing on President Truman. He talked about the official and unofficial lobbying that President Truman did to ...
429Jul 5, 2007
Legacy of President Truman
As part of the 50th anniversary of the library, former President Bill Clinton talked about President Truman’s legacy in light of current national priorities and world affairs. He laid out ...
274Jul 6, 2005
Life as Harry Truman\'s Grandson
Clifton Truman Daniel, the grandson of President Harry Truman, shared memories of his grandfather. He spoke about the challenges of growing up in the shadow of a president in a talk titled ...
67Dec 9, 2001
Truman Presidential Library Rededication
Participants rededicated the Truman Library and Museum upon its renovation and reopening.
389Oct 25, 1995
Truman Presidency 50th Anniversary
President Clinton, former presidents, and others paid tribute to President Truman’s leadership during the end of World War Two and the beginning of the Cold War. He became president on ...