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  • September 1 Tuesday

    Independence, MO - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

    75th Anniversary - ‘Unconditional Surrender’ - Virtual Event

    Richard B. Frank will discuss his latest book Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War. Frank will discuss the Pacific Theater in World War II in honor of the anniversary of the end of the war.
  • August 13 Thursday

    Online - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

    A Virtual Conversation with Congressman Carl Curbeloos

    Cong. Curbelo, Reprensentative from Florida's 26th district, will discuss a conservative's approach to climate change and how his bipartisan approach to politics stems from Reaganite principles.
  • August 10 Monday

    Online - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Virtual Conversation with KT McFarland

    Trump first Deputy National Security Advisor KT McFarland on her recent book, Revolution: Trump, Washington and ‘We The People’
  • August 6 Thursday

    Online - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Evenings at Ease with Chris Wallace

    Chris Wallace presents his new book as we mark the 75th anniversary of VJ-Day and the end of World War II.
  • Simi Valley, CA - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

    19th Amendment: Past. Present. and Future.: An Online Celebration

    Celebrating 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment by convening luminary women leaders, historians, policymakers, and ceilingbreakers to mark this historic anniversary.
  • Online - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Countdown 1945 with Chris Wallace

    Chris Wallace, longtime journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, will discuss his new book, Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World.
  • August 4 Tuesday

    Online - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    75th Anniversary - Potsdam and Atomic Bomb

    Truman Library Education Director Mark Adams will tell the story of one of the most crucial decisions in history that Harry S. Truman made as President.
  • July 30 Thursday

    Online - 6:00pm to 7:00pm


    Mark Adams will tell the story of one of the most crucial decisions in history that Harry S. Truman made as President.
  • July 22 Wednesday

    Independence, MO - 6:00pm to 7:00pm


    Michael Neiberg will discuss the dramatic power dynamics and negotiations of the historic Potsdam, Germany conference and reflect on its significance 75 years later.
  • July 14 Tuesday

    Online - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Ike Book Talk: The Alice Network

    The 2020 IKE Book TALKs continue with a discussion of the book, "The Alice Network: A Novel." These discussions are open to everyone, regardless of whether or not they have read the book.
  • July 4 Saturday

    Online - 11:00am to 5:00pm

    July 4th at the National Archives!

    Learn how John Dunlap printed his famous copies of the Declaration of Independence—now known as the Dunlap broadside.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.