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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the spot where the Truman Library Institute’s 20th annual Wild About Harry took place on May 2nd. Former Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine K. Albright was the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership honoree, and she and President Harry S. Truman’s grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, had a fascinating onstage conversation.

John McMeel, Elena and Robert Fallon and Maureen Carroll


Isabel Kramer, Dr. Loren and Merilyn Berenbom, Polly Kramer, and Michael Berenbom


Kenneth Fligg and Courtney Earnest


Evelyn Otsuka-Davis, Mary McClure, Kathy Hoggard, Sally Groves, Kathy Vratil, Nancy Leazer, Sue Ann Cheek, and Jeanne Bates


Tom Isenberg, Sue and Lewis Nerman, and Clyde Wendel, board chairman


Dr. Fred and Cindy Bodker, Mayor Carl and Jill Gerlach, Sandy Moses, Harvey Bodker, and Stacy and Dr. Joseph Sopcich


Robert and Susie Evans, Dr. Madeleine Albright, honoree; and Isabel Evans


Kay Barnes and Tom Van Dyke


John and Daisy MacDonald, Dr. Madeleine Albright, and Don Wagner


Geoffrey and Ann Fasel, Brooke Beasley, Tuck and Susan Spaulding, honorary chairmen; and Bart and Bryanna Spaulding

Also featured in the June 22, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel


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