|2013 Symposium |
THE Truman Legacy Symposium
on National Security
|May 17-18, 2013 |
Harry S. Truman Little White House
Key West, Florida
|Program Chair: |
Michael J. Devine
Friday, May 17th there will be a reception at the historic Harry
S. Truman Little White House. Come and tour the home and
enjoy complimentary refreshments on the north lawn. Executive
Director of the Little White House, Robert Wolz, and Clifton
Truman Daniel, eldest grandson of President Truman, will open
the conference. Representative Ike Skelton will give the opening address.
Saturday, May 18th at the Marriott Key West Beachside
Hotel a conference of prominent scholars will explore the
Truman administrations relationship to the National Security
|Friday, May 17th 2013 |
|Held at the Harry S. Truman Little White House, 111 Front Street, Key West, Florida |
|6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. |
Reception and Guided tours of the Little White House
|7:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. |
Welcome from Robert Wolz and Clifton Truman Daniel
|7:15 p.m. |
Special guest Representative Ike Skelton, former chair of the House Armed Services Committee
|Saturday May 18th 2013 |
|Held at the Marriott Key West Beachside Resort |
|8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. |
|Registration and Continental Breakfast |
|9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. |
|Introductory remarks by Michael Devine and Clifton Truman Daniel |
|9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. |
|Opening address by Michael J. Hogan, University of Illinois, and Mary Ann Heiss, Kent State University, "Harry S. Truman and the National Security State: An Introduction to the Conference" |
|9:45 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. |
|Panel, "The Institutional Structure of the National Security Establishment" |
|Chair: || Michael Devine, Harry S. Truman Library |
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|Panelist: ||Douglas Stuart, Dickinson College,"The National Security Establishment" |
Dale Herspring, Kansas State University, "Civil-Military Relations"
Benjamin O. Fordham, Binghamton University (SUNY), "Financing the Armed Forces"
|11:25 a.m. to 11:40 p.m. |
|Break with Light Refreshments |
|11:40 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. |
|Interview with Clifton Truman Daniel and Ken Hechler, Member of President Truman’s Staff “President Truman and the Five Star generals - George C. Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Omar Bradley” |
|12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. |
|Panel: "The Long Societal Reach of the National Security Establishment" |
|Chair: ||Robert Wolz, Harry S. Truman Little White House |
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|Panelists: ||Audra J. Wolfe, Editorial and Publishing Consultant |
and Independent Scholar, “The Military-Industrial-Academic Complex”
David C. Unger, The New York Times, “The Politics of National Security”
Aaron O’Connell, United States Naval Academy, “The Domestic and International Military Context”
|1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. |
|Address by Mark R. Jacobson, Senior Transatlantic Fellow German Marshall Fund of the United States, |
“The Legacies and Lessons of Post-War Defense: Planning in an Uncertain World”
|2:00 p.m. |
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Comfort Inn Key West, 3820 North Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, FL is where most of the speakers and participants are staying. Phone 305–294–3372 State you are with the Truman Symposium.
A block of rooms has been saved and are available from May 17 through the conference on May 18. Single and double occupancy is $149 a night plus 12.5% sales tax. THIS RATE IS ONLY GUARANTEED ON ROOM RESERVATIONS MADE BY MAY 4, 2012. This hotel is across the street from the Marriott Key West Resort. The symposium presentations will be held at the Marriott Resort Conference Center.
Reservations require a credit card and one night deposit will be charged. In lieu of a credit card a check may be sent . Cancellations must be received at least three days prior to arrival or the credit card will be charged one night’s room plus tax.
|Truman Little White House
111 Front Street - Key West, FL (305) 294-9911
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