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Kansas City sculptor help place Harry Truman in US Capitol


April 21, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City artist has been selected to create statue of former President Harry Truman for display in the U.S. Capitol.

Sculptor Tom Corbin was chosen by Truman's family and former and current board members of the Truman Library Institute to produce a statue of the country's 33rd president, KCUR-FM reported .

Missouri lawmakers have been trying to honor Truman in Washington's National Statuary Hall Collection for years. The state has displayed statues of Thomas Hart Benton and Francis Preston Blair since the end of the 19th century.

Both men were U.S. Senators, w...

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