15th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium

Starts: April 21 @ 6:00PM     Ends: April 22 @ 8:00PM

15th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium: Latin and South American Policies. Friday, April 21st & Saturday, April 22nd, 2017. Join us to learn more about the Legacy of the Truman Administration and foreign policy topics related to Latin America and South America. Graciously sponsored in part by Marriott Beachside, San Carlos Institute, Monroe County Tourist Development Council and Historic Tours of America.

15th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.

Friday, April 21st

SYMPOSIUM KICKOFF & WELCOME RECEPTION
COST:$50

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres – 6pm
Keynote Address – 7pm
by Guillermo Martinez
renowned Sun Sentinel Columnist and Media Consultant

LOCATION:
Little White House
111 Front Street
Key West, FL

DRESS:
Casual - Harry Truman Tropical

INCLUDES:
Hors d'oeuvres, One Complimentary Cocktail Ticket, Program and Cash Bar Available

PARKING:
Parking accommodations available for purchase at Margaritaville Resort, Post Office, Mallory Square. Green Street & Caroline Street Gates available to enter from 5:45pm to 7:15pm.


Saturday, April 22nd

15TH ANNUAL TRUMAN LEGACY SYMPOSIUM
COST: $75

9:00am to 3:00pm
"Harry Truman's Legacy toward Latin & South America"

LOCATION:
San Carlos Institute
516 Duval Street
Key West, FL

DRESS:
Business Casual

INCLUDES:
Coffee Service, Snack Break, Lunch catered by Marriott Beachside and Program

PARKING:
Limited parking available for purchase in San Carlos Institute lot.


Saturday, April 22nd

PAELLA COOK-OFF CELEBRATION & POKER PORCH FABRIC FUNDRAISER
COST: $25 Adults, $15 Kids age 6 to 12 (Children Under 5 Free)

5:00pm to 8:00pm
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

LOCATION:
Little White House
111 Front Street
Key West, FL

DRESS:
Casual and Guayaberas

PARKING:
Parking accommodations available for purchase at Margaritaville Resort, Post Office, Mallory Square. Green Street & Caroline Street Gates available to enter after 6pm.

15th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium
Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00am to 3:00pm
San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
CONFERENCE AGENDA
TIME SESSION PRESENTER & LOCATION
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


Event Location

Truman Little White House
111 Front Street
San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040

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