JOHN MUSGRAVE TO SPEAK

World War I and America series will feature
Vietnam Veteran, John Musgrave
March 18  2-5 p.m

The Kinsley Libary is honored and excited to have John Musgrave join our discussion on the experience of war.  Mr. Musgrave was prominently featured in the Ken Burn’s documentary  The Vietnam War.  He will be sharing stories and insights about the war and the PTSD he experienced upon returning home.

Everyone is invited , especially veterans, to this opportunity for our community to gain valuable insight about the war and the soldier’s experience.  

The event is free and open to the public.  Please register by clicking HERE.
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World War I and America IS HERE!

SAVE THESE SUNDAY AFTERNOONS, 2-5 P.M.
January 14, February 18, March 18, and April 15

Larry Burke on “Eye Deep in Hell:  Trench Warfare in WWI”
John Musgrave on his experiences during and after the Vietnam War

This series is designed to bring veterans and their families together with the general public to explore the continuing relevance of the war by reading, discussing, and sharing insights into the writings of American who experienced it firsthand.

CLICK HERE for a flyer describing series

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE RESOURCE READER and BIBLIOGRAPHY

Follow our WORLD WAR I BLOG
to find out what was going on in Edwards County
during the war 100 years ago.

This series is part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehman 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.   PRESS RELEASE.

“The Great War” TALK Discussions


You’re invited to join a TALK discussion series of four books about World War I .  
Books are available each month at the library for check out.

WAR HORSE by Michael Morpurgo
Wednesday, January 10, 7 p.m.
Discussion Leader:  Valerie Brown Kuchera
BURNING BEETHOVEN by Erik Kirschbaum
Tuesday, February 6, 7 p.m.
Discussion Leader:  Dr. Galen Boehme

A SON AT THE FRONT by Edith Wharton
Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m.
Discussion Leader:  Dana Waters

ABOVE THE DREAMLESS DEAD
Tuesday, April 3, 7 p.m.
Discussion Leadr:  Dr. Jane Holwerda

(And if you are within High Plains Public Radio’s transmission range, be sure to listen for BookBytes and discussions each month on these same four books.Talk About Literature in Kansas is a program for every Kansan who loves to read and discuss good books.  For more information about TALK and other programs for libraries, museums, and non-profit groups, contact the KANSAS HUMANITIES COUNCIL at www.kansashumanities.org

 

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