Hiroshima victim brings last paper crane to Truman Library
Admission to the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum in Independence will be free on Sunday as part of a program of Veterans Day events.
The library, at 500 W. U.S. 24, will be open 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the seventh annual Honorable Ike Skelton Veterans Day Salute.
Air Force Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Tim White will give an address in the auditorium at noon, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony in the courtyard.
Music and other events are scheduled throughout the afternoon before a 5 p.m. screening of a film about World War I, which ended on the Western Front 100 years ago on Nov. 11, 1918.
Skelton was a Democratic member of Congress representing Missouri’s 4th District for 34 years until his defeat in 2010.