New 'Till We Meet Again' exhibit opens at Truman Library

3 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Friday, April 03 2015 Apr 3, 2015 Friday, April 03, 2015 5:01:00 AM CDT April 03, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

INDEPENDENCE (AP) - An exhibit tied to the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II is opening at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

Called "Till We Meet Again: The Greatest Generation in War and Peace," the exhibit goes on display Saturday. Through Jan. 3, visitors to the Independence attraction will be able to view iconic artifacts and documents highlight the major events of 1945. They include the death of FDR, Truman's unexpected rise to the presidency, the Allied victory in Europe, the horrific battles in the Pacific, and the ultimate surrender of Japan.

The exhibit will include news reels, movie clips and rebroadcasts of 1945 fireside chats.

 

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