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Harry S Truman Little White House

   

2014 Symposium
The truman legacy symposium
on truman's nuclear legacy

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May 16-17, 2014
Harry S. Truman Little White House
Key West, Florida
Program Chair:
Samuel Walker

Program Description:
2014 marks our 12th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium where we will examine the most controversial decisions of Truman's legacy.

Friday, May 16th at the Truman Little White House Hibakusha Stories will be bringing atomic bomb survivors (hibakusha) Setsuko Thurlow and Yasuaki Yamashita to the annual Truman Legacy Symposium.

Saturday, May 17th at the Marriott Beachside Conference Center a conference of prominent scholars will explore the decision to use the bomb and Truman's atomic energy legacy.

Tickets are $125 per person which includes Friday nights reception, Saturday presentations, and lunch. 20% Discount for members of the Key West Harry Truman Foundation.
Friday, May 16th 2014
Held at the Harry S. Truman Little White House, 111 Front Street, Key West, Florida
 
Saturday, May 17th 2014
Held at the Marriott Beachside Conference Center
Program: "The Decision to Use the Bomb"
Chair: J. Samuel Walker, author, Prompt and Utter Destruction

Speakers: Richard B. Frank, author, Downfall

Wilson D. Miscamble, author, The Most Controversial Decision

Robert Standish Norris, author, Racing for the Bomb
Program: "Truman's Atomic Energy Legacy"
Chair: J. Samuel Walker, author, Prompt and Utter Destruction

Speakers:

Angela N. Creager, author, Life Atomic

Martin V. Melosi, author, Atomic Age America

Thomas R. Wellock, author, Critical Masses