Symphony at Sunset Annual D-Day Commemoration Concert
Saturday, June 1, 2024
Commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day at this meaningful outdoor concert held on our beautiful campus grounds. This annual concert is held the first Saturday in June in partnership with the Salina Symphony and Eisenhower Foundation. Plus, free museum admission all day!
Symphony at Sunset is generously sponsored by: Community Foundation of Dickinson County, Inc., Marshall Motors, Friends of the Eisenhower Foundation, Kansas Gas Service, and Vyve Broadband.
Now accepting food vendor applications!
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WWII Emerging Scholars Symposium
The Eisenhower, Roosevelt, and Truman Presidential Libraries host an annual emerging scholars symposium to commemorate D-Day. This virtual symposium focuses on specialized topics related to the Allied effort during World War II. Each program wraps up with a Scholar Spotlight where we get to know a little bit more about each of these up and coming scholars.
- Keynote Speaker Linda Hervieux
Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, at Home and at War
Benjamin Schneider, Ph.D.
No Good Options: Eisenhower, American War Crimes, and the Legacy of the Second World War
Rob Williams, Ph.D.
Our Problem Children: Masculinity and the Airborne in World War II
Jared T. Frederick
Dispatches of D-Day: Freedom of the Press and the Normandy Invasion
2022: Here Is Your War: Military, Press, and Homefront Visions of War
Tyler Bamford, Ph.D.
The Spoils Of War: US Soldiers' Souvenirs of World War II in Wartime Reporting
Eisenhower's Order of the Day
June 6, 1944
INVASION OF NORMANDY, FRANCE