Tuesday night at the downtown library.
Skelton, a 34-year member of the House and one-time chair of the Armed Services Committee, will talk about his reforms of the Defense Department and how he overcame polio as a child to make his way to Capitol Hill.
The book also offers looks at Richard Nixon, Harry Truman and Bill Clinton.
His talk begins at 6:30 Tuesday night at the library, 14 W. 10th St. A 6 p.m. reception precedes the event.
More info: kclibrary.org.