SOURCE: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
WHAT: “Remembering Vietnam” Exhibition Opening: See Vietnam Through the Eyes of a Child
WHEN: Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 11 am to 12 pm
WHERE: William G. McGowan Theater
Bring the family and join award-winning author Frances O’Roark Dowell to explore her book Shooting the Moon, the story of 12-year-old Jamie, whose brother enlists in the Army and is sent to Vietnam. Learn how the author researched what life was like in an American military family during this time and how she brought this story to life.
Presented in part by the Lawrence F. O’Brien Family, Pritzker Military Museum & Library, AARP, FedEx Corporation, and the National Archives Foundation. Additional support provided by the Maris S. Cuneo Foundation, The Eliasberg Family Foundation, Inc., and HISTORYⓇ.
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