Harry S. Truman Presidential Library And Museum Reopens
Last updated 7/19/2021 at 11:51am
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum reopened this month after a two-year renovation.
The $29 million update has reinterpreted Truman, and roughly 95% of the walk-through portion is new, featuring more than 140 minutes of archival film footage using the latest technology as well as 230 artifacts and multiple interactive stations.
The Missouri farmer turned politician now ranks among America's top five or six presidents, despite the fact that he left office in 1952 with a 32% approval rating.
Following the Watergate scandal in 1972, however, "more and mo...