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“Remembering Vietnam” Exhibition Opening: 35th Anniversary of “The Wall”


Nov 10, 2017

SOURCE: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

WHAT:“Remembering Vietnam” Exhibition Opening: We Were Soldiers

WHEN: Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm

WHERE: William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

In partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), we present a panel discussion about the history and legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, dedicated on November 13, 1982. Dr. Mark Lawrence, Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Vietnam War: A Concise International History, will moderate the discussion. Participants will include Jan Scruggs, founder and president emeritus (VwVMF), Jim Knotts, president and CEO (VVMF), author and historian Kristin Ann Hass (Carried to the Wall: American Memory and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial), and Duery Felton, Jr., former and first curator, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection.

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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