Home to a People's President
President Harry S Truman took America from its traditional isolationism into the age of international involvement. Despite his power, he never forgot where he came from. Today, visitors can experience the surroundings Truman knew as a young man of modest ambition through his political career and final years as a former president.
Did You Know?
President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947, which created the Department of Defense and the Air Force, and established the National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency.