Past Recipients

The Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award Recipients
1973 – 2016


2016 2015
2016
John McCain
United States Senator
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2015
Bill Richardson
Governor of New Mexico and
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
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2014
Leon E. Panetta
Secretary of Defense & CIA Director
Video
2013
Bill Clinton
President of the United States
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2012
Ike Skelton
U.S. House of Representatives
Video
2011
Gary Sinise
Humanitarian & Actor
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2010
Jean Carnhan
United States Senator
Video
2009
Christopher “Kit” Bond
United States Senator
Video
2008
John W. Warner
United States Senator
Video
2007
George J. Mitchell
United States Senator
2006genmeyers 2005 2004 2003
2006
General Richard Myers
Fifteenth Chairman U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff
Video
2005
Sandra Day O’Connor
Supreme Court Justice
Video
2004
Walter Cronkite
News Correspondent & Journalist
Video
2003
Brian Lamb
Chairman & CEO, CSPAN
Video
2002 2001 2000 1999
2002
Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut & Futurist
Video
2001
Bob Dole
United States Senator
Video
2000
H. Norman Schwarzkopf
General, United States Army
Video
1999
John Hope Franklin
Historian
Video
1998 1997 1996 1995
1998
Tom Clancy
Writer
Frederick M. Franks, Jr.
General, United States Army
Video
1997
Nancy Landon Kassebaum Baker
United States Senator
Video
1996
Bill Mauldin
World War II Cartoonist
Video
1995
Rev. Robert H. Meneilly
Pastor Emeritus, Village Presbyterian Church
Video
1994 1993 1992 1991
1994
John C. Danforth
United States Senato
Video
1993
David McCullough
Historian and Biographer
Video
1992
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Historian, Writer, Educator
1991
Ewing M. Kauffman
Businessman and Philanthropist
Video
1990 1989 1988 1987
1990
Robert MacNeil
& Jim Lehrer
Journalists
1989
Howard H. Baker, Jr.
United States Senator,
White House Chief of Staff
Video
1988
Paul Volcker
Chairman, Federal Reserve System
Video
1987
Elliot L. Richardson
Cabinet Member
Video
1986 1985 1984 1983
1986
Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr.
Speaker, U.S. House Of Representatives
Video
1985
Kenneth D. Taylor
Canadian Ambassador to Iran 1977-1980
Video
1984
Jeane J. Kirkpatrick
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Video
1983
Dr. Jonas Salk
Scientist
1982 1981 1980 1979b
1982
Barry M. Goldwater
United States Senator
Video
1981
Eric Sevareid
Journalist
Video
1980
W. Averell Harriman
Governor & Diplomat
1979
Omar N. Bradley
General, United States Army
1979a 1979c 1978 1977
1979
David M. Noyes
Truman Advisor
1979
Hyman G. Rickover
Admiral, United States Navy
1978
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Governor & Vice President
1977
Gerald R. Ford
Vice President & President
1976 1975 1974 1973
1976
Clarence M. Kelley
Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
1975
Louis W. Truman
Lt. General, United States Army
1974
Thomas F. Eagleton
United States Senator
1973
Earl Warren
United States Chief Justice