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15th Annual Truman Legacy
Symposium & Celebration
Latin and South American Policies
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Friday, April 21 & Saturday, April 22, 2017
Harry S. Truman Little White House
Key West, Florida

Program Description:
Join us to learn more about the Legacy of the Truman Administration and foreign policy topics related to Latin America and South America.
Friday, April 21st 2017
SYMPOSIUM KICKOFF & WELCOME RECEPTION
Held at the Harry S. Truman Little White House, 111 Front Street, Key West, Florida
 

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres – 6pm
Keynote Address – 6:30pm
“Truman, Cuba & a Troubled Legacy”
Dr. Juan Carlos Espinoza, Associate Dean, Florida International University Honors College

DRESS: Casual - Harry Truman Tropical
INCLUDES: Hors d’oeuvres, one complimentary cocktail ticket, program and cash bar available

COST: $50

Saturday, April 22nd 2017
15TH ANNUAL TRUMAN LEGACY SYMPOSIUM
“Harry Truman’s Legacy toward Latin & South America”
Held at the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street, Key West, FL

9:00am to 3:00pm

8:30am:
Registration & Coffee, San Carlos Institute Foyer

9:00am:
15th Annual Symposium, San Carlos Institute Theater
 
Opening Remarks:
Bob Wolz, Executive Director, Little White House
 
Welcome:
Rafael A. Peñalver, Esq., President, San Carlos Institute
 
Special Guest:
Clifton Truman Daniel, Grandson of 33rd U.S. President Harry S. Truman

9:15am:
Faculty Introductions:
Dr. Michael Devine, Symposium Chair & Former Director, Truman Library
 
Moderator:
Mary Lou Pfeiffer, Professor, Florida International University Honors College

9:30am:
SESSION ONE: San Carlos Institute Theater

Speaker 1:
“Truman & Latin America: An Overview in Documents & Images”
Dr. Raymond Geselbracht, Former Special Assistant to the Director, Truman Library

10:00am:
Questions - Interactive Discussion

10:15am:
BREAK - Coffee & Snacks, San Carlos Foyer

10:45am:
SESSION TWO: San Carlos Institute Theater
 
Speaker 2:
“The Truman Administration and Latin America: An Overview”
Dr. Stephen Rabe, Ashbel Smith Chair in History, University of Texas at Dallas

11:15am:
Questions - Interactive Discussion

11:30am:
Speaker 3:
“Tolerant Truman: The 1952 Bolivian Revolution & United States”
Dr. Thomas C. Field, Assistant Professor, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

12:00pm:
Questions - Interactive Discussion

12:15pm:
Speaker 4:
“The Fighting Alliance: Truman, Latin America, & the Korean War”
Dr. Bradley L. Coleman, Director, John A. Adams Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis, Virginia Military Institute

12:30pm:
Questions - Interactive Discussion

12:45pm:
Closing Remarks
Bob Wolz, Executive Director, Little White House

1:00pm:
LUNCHEON
San Carlos Foyer or Second Floor - TBD

2:00pm:
SESSION THREE: San Carlos Institute Theater


Speaker 5:
“History of the San Carlos Institute”
Rafael A. Peñalver, Esq., President, San Carlos Institute

2:30pm:
PRIVATE TOUR - San Carlos Institute
Exclusive behind the scenes with President Peñalver

DRESS: Business Casual
INCLUDES: Coffee service, snack break, lunch catered by Marriott Beachside and program
COST: $75 OR $50 for Foundation Members and Amigos of the San Carlos Members

Held at the Harry S. Truman Little White House, 111 Front Street, Key West, Florida
 

Experience the unforgettable ambiance on the North Lawn of the Little White House and join us for a night of history, paella, cigars, drinks, amazing raffle prizes, silent auction and fun to support the preservation efforts of Harry Truman’s Poker Porch. Vote for your favorite paella dish prepared by renowned local friends and don your favorite guayaberas!

INCLUDES: Paella, one drink ticket and one poker chip to vote for your favorite paella dish. Cash bar, live music, raffle and fun for the whole family.

DRESS: CASUAL AND GUAYABERAS
COST: $25 Adults, $15 Kids (Children Under 5 Free)

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