Tag: Truman PResidential Library
Today’s guest post is from Samuel Rushay, senior archivist at the Truman Presidential Library and Museum, who is featured in our newest “Inside the Vaults” video about the adventure of John Paton Davies. “…I stood in the open door of that miserable [C-46, Curtis] Commando and decided—`Well, if nobody else is going to jump, I’ll jump. [...]
Posted by Hilary on August 2, 2011, under - Spies and Espionage, - World War II, Myth or History, Unusual documents.
Tags: Chiang Kai-Shek, choo-choo, Foreign Service, headhunter, John Paton Davies, Nagas, Truman PResidential Library
For the 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, the staff at the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, MO, wanted to try something different. “Instead of doing a straightforward chronological presentation, we also wanted to focus on the personal experiences,” said curator Clay Bauske. The team worked for a year, collecting stories and [...]
Posted by Hilary on August 3, 2010, under - Cold War, News and Events.
Tags: bullet, comment book, Eisenhower Presidential Library, Korea, Korean War, memories, Purple Heart, Truman PResidential Library