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Skelton in town to talk about new memoir

10/08/2013 2:27 PM

10/08/2013 2:28 PM

Former Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton will talk about his new memoir, Achieve the Honorable,

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.

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