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Remembering Vietnam - A Conversation with Dr. Jim Willbanks

National Archives at Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m., the National Archives will host a moderated conversation with Dr. Jim Willbanks who served as an advisor on the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary film The Vietnam War. Willbanks will be interviewed by Kansas City Public Television community outreach producer Lindsey Foat who will share clips of the documentary. A free light reception will precede the program at 6:00 p.m. This program is presented in collaboration with Kansas City PBS.

The Vietnam War is a ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Burns and Novick. In an immersive 360-degree narrative, the directors tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film as the documentary features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses. Reservations are requested for this free program, RSVP to kansascity.educate@nara.gov or 816-268-8010.

 

 

 

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