The Little White House is home to the yearly Truman Symposium. This special event requires advance registration and includes and welcome reception on a Friday night and a full day of conferences and speakers on Saturday. The 2017 program will cover Latin and South American Policies. Past Symposium Conferences have covered topics such as Healthcare Policies in The United States, The Legacy of the Korean War, Truman’s Nuclear Legacy, National Security, and Civil Liberties. All symposium’s tie back to policies enacted under Truman’s presidency.
There are also field trip opportunities that provide a workshop in democracy appropriate for grades 4 and up offered at The Little White House. The tours are fully narrated by museum docents and reservations are required. Students can learn about the use of the atomic bomb, segregation, the armed forces, recognition of the state of Israel, The Truman Doctrine, NATO, Everglades National Park, and The Korean War among various other topics. Photo: Harry S. Truman Little White House
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