Arlington Heights library hosting virtual program on Vietnam War Nov. 8

 
Updated 10/29/2020 3:42 PM

Daily Herald report

Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss America's involvement in the Vietnam War and its effect on American lives, viewpoints and the counterculture movement during a virtual program next month hosted by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

The presentation over Zoom will take place beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. To register, visit www.ahml.info/scheduling/reservation/62306. For questions, email programs@ahml.info.

As an introduction to this talk, Greg Padovani, chairman of the Veterans Memorial Committee of Arlington Heights, will discuss the loss of 22 veterans every day to suicide, two-thirds f whom are Vietnam veterans. The program also will include a showing of the video "Hometown Battlefield" by JP Comier.

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