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Over There - The United States Enters World War I, 1917

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 3/9/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
  A century ago, a terrorist attack in Bosnia triggered a devastating world war that impacts us still today. Although the United States tried to remain neutral, ultimately it was dragged into the war and onto the world stage as a global power. This talk will explain the events between 1914 and 1917 that led to the deployment of more than 2-million American soldiers to France, Belgium, Italy and Russia, and changed our country forever. This program is part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of the Library of America presented in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. (Outreach Services Program)

Location: Room 104-Meeting Room
Other Information:
 A menu is forthcoming.
Contact: Outreach Services
Contact Number: 708-428-5115
Presenter: Dr Paul Herbert