This lecture will examine the enduring legacies of the Vietnam War for American society. Professor Suri will trace how the war continues to influence domestic politics, foreign policy, and popular culture. What have we learned in the thirty-five years since the end of the Vietnam War? Professor Suri will address the most important historical lessons for American society in a troubled twenty-first century world. A book signing for Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories: Our Veterans Remember will follow the lecture.
A 2010 Dr. Richard H. Zeitlin Distinguished Lecture Series Event Presented in partnership by the University of Wisconsin Department of History, the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy, the Grand Strategy Program, the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA), the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, the Brown County Library, the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, and St. Norbert College, in association with LZ Lambeau (www.lzlambeau.org) and its partners.
Date: May 19, 2010
Time: 7 p.m. CST
St. Norbert College – Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts
100 Grant St.
De Pere, WI 54115-2099