November 2, 2012
National Archives Observes Veterans’ Day with New Documentary Screening November 15
Profiles in Service: It Takes a Nation
Washington, DC…On Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 pm, the National Archives marks Veterans’ Day with a screening of the 2012 documentary Profiles in Service:It Takes a Nation, a film exploring the service and sacrifice made by American service members, veterans and families. The film was directed by author Alivia Tagliaferri and narrated by Associated Press correspondent and Peabody Award-winning journalist Kimberly Dozier.
Following the screening, Brig. Gen. Loree Sutton (retired)will moderate a panel including Deputy Assistant Secretary Junior Ortiz,Department of Labor; Col. Anthony M. Henderson, Special Assistant to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff for Warrior and Family Support; Cheryl Laaker Hall,COO, USO Metropolitan Washington; Sonja Batten, PhD, Department of Veterans Affairs; and Kristina Kaufmann, Executive Director, Code of Support Foundation.
This public program is free and no registration is required. It will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue at 7th Street, NW.
The National Archives Building in Washington, DC, is fully accessible. Metro accessible on Yellow or Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial station. To verify the date and times of the program, call the National Archives Public Programs Line at: (202) 357-5000, or view the Calendar of Events.
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For press information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs Staff at 202-357-5300.