Truman Library is free on Veterans Day, with a slate of events
Admission to the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum in Independence will be free on Sunday as part of a program of Veterans Day events.
The library, at 500 W. U.S. 24, will be open 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the seventh annual Honorable Ike Skelton Veterans Day Salute.
Air Force Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Tim White will give an address in the auditorium at noon, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony in the courtyard.
Music and other events are scheduled throughout the afternoon before a 5 p.m. screening of a film about World War I, which ended on the Western Front 100 years ago on Nov. 11, 1918.
Skelton was a Democratic member of Congress representing Missouri’s 4th District for 34 years until his defeat in 2010.
Air Force Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Tim White will give the Veterans Day address at noon Sunday at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum in Independence.