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    Atomic Bombings Remembered

    Clifton Truman Daniel and atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki talked about the legacy of the nuclear attacks that ended World War II in the Pacific. The survivors…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Presidential Descendants

    John Avlon moderated a conversation about the opportunities and obligations of growing up as a descendant of an American president. Participants included: Margaret Hoover,…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Truman Presidential Library Rededication

    Participants rededicated the Truman Library and Museum upon its renovation and reopening.

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