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  • March 18 Thursday

    Online - 11:00am to 12:00pm

    Young Learners Program: Meet Alice Paul

    Suffragist Alice Paul is portrayed by Taylor Williams. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.
  • March 15 Monday

    Online - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight

    In a new biography, Julia Sweig discusses Lady Bird Johnson’s complex role as a political partner to her husband and vital yet underappreciated presence in the White House.
  • Online - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Sunshine Week Program 2021

    Celebrate Sunshine Week with the National Archives!
  • March 8 Monday

    Online - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Medicare For All author program

    Health care and public policy experts, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed and Micah Johnson discuss the policy and politics of Medicare for All as presented in their new book.
  • February 23 Tuesday

    Online - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

    75th Anniversary of "The Long Telegram"- Online Event

    THE LONG TELEGRAM: George Kennan and the most influential cable in American history featuring New York Times best-selling author, Evan Thomas in conversation with Truman Library Director Kurt Graham.
  • February 22 Monday

    Online - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Calhoun: American Heretic

    John C. Calhoun is among the most notorious and enigmatic figures in American political history.
  • February 19 Friday

    Online - 11:30am to 12:30pm

    Letter Writing: From Personal Connection to Sharing Values

    Get inspired by viewing a letter reading by actors portraying John and Abigail Adams. A brief demonstration gives guidance on how to write a letter to the president, making your voice a part of the historical record
  • February 17 Wednesday

    Online - 11:30am to 12:30pm

    Celebrate! with Benkadi Drum and Dance

    With vivid costumes, the multicultural Benkadi Drum and Dance group performs new dances showcasing traditional West African rhythm and movements. Sing along and a folktale comes to life before your very eyes!
  • February 15 Monday

    Online - 11:30am to 12:30am

    Presidential Suite: A Conversation with Ted Nash

    In honor of Presidents’ Day, we are hosting a virtual program titled “Presidential Suite: A Conversation with Ted Nash” at 11:30am on Feb 15. It will be pre-recorded & debut on our YouTube and Facebook channels.
  • Online - 11:00am to 2:00pm

    10th Annual Presidents' Day Family Festival

    Join us for a virtual program featuring presidential storytelling, creative at-home activities, musical performances, and more to bring history to life for all ages.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.