Date With History @ First Division Museum at Cantigny, Wheaton [17 April]

Date With History

19:00 - 21:00

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First Division Museum at Cantigny
1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, Illinois 60189
Doors open 6:30pm
Free Parking and Admission
For more information call: 630 260 8130
Food and refreshments available for purchase

RECKONING: Vietnam and America's Cold War Experience, 1945-1991, Neal F. Thompson.

Mr. Thompson will present a dissenting analysis of the war in Vietnam, namely, that it was: 1) not meaningfully different from American involvement in Korea, which continues to this very day; and 2) winnable within a reasonable definition of victory had American decision making been based on military reality rather than “the permanent campaign”: “Don’t look past the next election or you might not get past the next election.”

The book will be available for purchase.

A cash bar will be available along with a small selection of food. Coffee is complimentary.

This event is part of the First Division Museum’s popular series, A Date with History. The monthly programs feature an evening of lively discussion with authors, panelists, historians and special speakers.
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