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2022 | Military Veterans in the Oval Office

February 11 - March 24

The Presidential Lecture Series is presented in partnership with the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home.

Join notable historians and archivists as they discuss the military service of former U.S. presidents and the relationship of that service to their own politics, leadership, and policy – both foreign and domestic. How did they – and the Americans they served – value that experience?

 

From Revolution to Roosevelt
Feb. 10, 2022

Richard Norton Smith worked for Senator Bob Dole as a speechwriter and literary collaborator and was the first Director of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. He served as Director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Center, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and the Gerald R. Ford Museum and Library.

 

President Harry S. Truman
Feb. 24, 2022

With guests Kurt Graham and Mark Adams.

Kurt Graham has been the director of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri, since 2015.

Mark Adams, education director, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, is a history educator with more than thirty years of experience.

 

President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Mar. 3, 2022

With guests Dawn Hammatt and Jim Ginther

Dawn Hammatt is the director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home in Abilene, Kansas.

James Ginther is the supervisory archivist at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene, Kansas.

 

The Legacy of World War II and Beyond
Mar. 24, 2022

With guest Richard Norton Smith

Richard Norton Smith worked for Senator Bob Dole as a speechwriter and literary collaborator and was the first Director of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. He served as Director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Center, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and the Gerald R. Ford Museum and Library.

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Start:
February 11
End:
March 24
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