Forum: Echoes of the Great War

08mar9:00 AM2:00 PMForum: Echoes of the Great War

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Forum: Echoes of the Great War

Speaker: Cheryl Regan, Exhibition Director, Library of Congress

Thursday, March 8 10 AM – 1 PM Light Refreshments(10-10:30 AM) & Forum (10:30-1 PM)   Program will feature arts of the WWI era VA WWI and WWII Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Hylton Performing Arts Center 10960 George Mason Cir, Manassas, VA 20109 Program is FREE and Open to the Public

The exhibition at the Library of Congress titled “Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I” “examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it – both at home and abroad.  The exhibit will consider the debates and struggles that surrounded U.S. engagement, explores U.S. Military and home front mobilization and the immensity of industrialized warfare, and touches on the war’s effects, as an international peace settlement was negotiated, national borders were redrawn, and soldiers returned to reintegrate into American society.”

For more information: www.hyltoncenter.org/veterans or www.lli-manassas.org

Presented by: Hylton Center Veterans and the Arts Initiative and Manassas Lifelong Learning Institute Collaboration between: The Library of Congress, Virginia Dept of Veterans Services, Virginia War Memorial, Virginia World War I and World War II Commission, and the College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University Veterans and the Arts Initiative Presenting Sponsor: Azalea Charities, Inc., Frank E. Lasch, Sr., Chairman and Founder Veterans and the Arts Initiative Sponsors: Dominion Energy, City of Manassas, J Barrows Sales Training, Safeway Foundation, Virginia Commission for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts

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