Wednesday, May 8
VIP Reception $15 at 5:30 p.m.
Screening at 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
500 W. US Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050
Film is free to the public. VIP Reception $15. Reservations requested HERE
Co-presented by the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, the Truman Library Institute and CinemaKC. Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Harry S. Truman Museum, 500 W. US Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050 The film screening is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested. RSVP HERE Prior…Read More
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