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November 21, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Newton Public Library
Newton, IA 50208
This event is sponsored by Humanities Iowa. It is open to the public and free to attend.
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In Their Own Words: Stories from Iowa's Veterans

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Surviving a Prisoner of War Camp, describing the sounds and smells of Vietnam, feeling the bitter cold of a Korean winter. Journalist and National Guard member, Sara Maniscalco Robinson collected these stories and will share these amazing first hand accounts. You will hear about the day Pearl Harbor was bombed and the morning the Twin Towers were attacked, what it was like to be a woman in the military in WWII and what it feels like to be in and IED explosion driving across Iraq.  Sara is the founder of The Iowa Veteran's Perspective, a non-profit dedicated to interviewing Iowa veterans and documenting their stories for future generations. This event is free to attend and open to the public. Sponsored by Humanities Iowa.