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New Scholarship on the Truman Presidency

April 24, 2007 // 2:00pm5:00pm
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6th Floor Flom Auditorium
Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

This event is being co-sponsored by the Truman Library Institute.
2:00 Opening Remarks

Michael J. Devine, director, Truman Presidential Museum & Library, Independence, Missouri

Christian F. Ostermann, director, History & Public Policy Program, WWICS

2:15-3:00 Panel 1

Chair: Richard Kirkendall, professor emeritus, University of Washington

Rev. Wilson D. Miscamble, CSC, associate professor, Notre Dame, author, From Roosevelt to Truman (2007)

Robert Beisner, professor emeritus, American University, author, Dean Acheson (2006)

3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break

3:15-4:00 PM Panel 2

Chair: Christian Ostermann, director, History & Public Policy Program, Woodrow Wilson Center

David Painter, professor, Georgetown University

Elizabeth Edwards Spalding, assistant professor of government and director of the Washington Program at Claremont McKenna College, author, The First Cold Warrior (2006)

Followed by Q&A

4:00-5:00 Concluding Reflections on the Truman White House and New Directions in Scholarship

The Hon. Ken Hechler, former White House assistant to President Truman, former U.S. Representative from West Virginia

5:00-7:00 Reception

Hosted by Michael Devine, director, Truman Presidential Museum & Library, Independence, Missouri

Informal Remarks by The Hon. Ike Skelton, U.S. House of Representatives

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  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project