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 For questions, email

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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