SOURCE: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
WHAT:“Remembering Vietnam” Exhibition Opening: We Were Soldiers
WHEN: SSaturday, November 11, 2017 from 2 pm to 4:15 pm
WHERE: William G. McGowan Theater
Based on the book We Were Soldiers Once . . . And Young by Lt. Gen. Hal Moore (retired) and reporter Joseph L. Galloway, this 2002 film depicts the true story of the first major battle between the United States and North Vietnamese forces. Stars Mel Gibson and Madeleine Stowe. Directed by Randall Wallace. Joseph Galloway will introduce the screening. (139 minutes; rated R for violence and language)
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Ⓡ.
The Opening Weekend Celebration is presented in part by L3 Technologies, Inc., and Bell Helicopter.
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