Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning


Time: 6:30pm



Address: 2 Memorial Drive Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

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Related Organization: National WWI Museum and Memorial

Join decorated Marine and National Book Award finalist Elliot Ackerman in conversation with Museum and Memorial President and CEO Matthew Naylor for a discussion on the author’s new book, Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning. Ackerman’s memoir poignantly addresses the nature of combat and the human costs of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, while considering their connections to previous conflicts including Vietnam and WWI. This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition, The Vietnam War: 1945-1975. Presented in partnership with Rainy Day Books and the National Archives at Kansas City. Book sales available before and after the program with author signing. Book purchase required to attend. RSVP at | J.C. Nichols Auditorium