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Historic President Hotel Reopens Downtown

(Photo by Frank Morris)
Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes celebrates the grand re-opening of the historic President Hotel with Harry Truman impersonator Neil Johnson.

By Frank Morris

Kansas City, MO – A few years ago, even preservationists predicted the Hotel President would never open for business again. Those predictions were proven wrong, as civic leaders celebrated the rebirth of the historic hotel, and what they say may be the dawn of a new era in the downtown Kansas City. KCUR's Frank Morris reports.

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