On March 6, a screening of The Great War was shown in the Ouachita Center on the main campus of the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain. The 40-minute screening focused on Propaganda and Americanism and is part of a 6-hour series premiering on PBS/AETN on Monday, April 10th, 8:00 p.m. CST. Additional topics to be shown in the series include: Wilson’s Fourteen Points, Influenza Epidemic of 1918, Harlem Hellfighters in France, Vigilantism/Slacker Raids, Selective Service, New York 15th National Guard, Suffragist Protests, Food Conservation & Surveillance, Choctaw Code Talkers, Sinking of the Lusitania, and the Treaty of Versailles.
Brenda Miner, UA Rich Mountain Director of Library Services for the Johnson Learning Commons coordinated the screening and program. In addition to the screening, all veterans attending the event were recognized for their service; Q & A with historian panelists: Harold Coogan, Richard Hohman, and Kathy Adams; and the following activities and events announced:
For more information about the UA Rich Mountain Johnson Learning Commons contact, Brenda Miner, Director of Library Services at (479) 394-7622, x. 1370 or firstname.lastname@example.org .