Book Collection of Harry S. Truman

Harry Truman once said “All good leaders must be readers.” Curator Clay Bauske gave a tour of President Truman’s home, as well as his presidential library,… read more

Harry Truman once said “All good leaders must be readers.” Curator Clay Bauske gave a tour of President Truman’s home, as well as his presidential library, to showcase his collection of books and explore the genres the 33rd president enjoyed most.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Independence, Missouri, from October 24-31, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Book Collection of Harry S. Truman

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Program ID:
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Category:
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Tour
Location:
Independence, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2019 | 12:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 20, 2019 | 10:20am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 19, 2019 | 12:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 20, 2019 | 10:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
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