Programs by Genre - War

9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 3
Two Women’s Perspectives on the Vietnam War: Autobiographical Fiction and a Memoir
Rita Dragonette, The Fourteenth of September: A Novel
Bev Marshall, Back Home: A Vietnam Veteran’s Wife’s Short Memoir about a Long War

12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor Capitol View Room
The Greatest of All Leathernecks: John Archer Lejeune and the Making of the Modern Marine Corps
Joseph Arthur Simon

2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 3
New Perspectives on the Civil War
J. Matthew Gallman and Aaron Sheehan-Dean, Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians
Aaron Sheehan-Dean, The Calculous of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War

2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 4
Lightning Sky: A U.S. Fighter Pilot Captured during WWII and His Father’s Quest to Find Him
R.C. George


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