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11/30/2015 - The Vietnam War in Perspective, A First Thursday Presentation


General Museum Information: Susan Hawksworth, Director
Phone: 785.309.5776 (day) 785.825.6306 (evening)



The Vietnam War in Perspective


Event Title:      The Vietnam War in Perspective, A First

                        Thursday Presentation

Date:                   December 3, 2015

Time:                   5:30-6:30 pm

Location:             Smoky Hill Museum, 211 W. Iron, Salina, KS 67401

Admission:           Free


Join Dr. Adrian Lewis, as he looks at Vietnam in the context of the Cold War, to learn why the Vietnam War was fought the way it was. Dr. Lewis is a professor at the University of Kansas, teaches at the Naval War College, is an author, a retired soldier and has taught at the United States Military Academy at West Point. 

This free presentation is offered at the Smoky Hill Museum as part of our 1960s Flashback Series, on Thursday, December 3, from 5:30-6:30 pm.

The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesday-Friday 12-6 and Saturday 10-5. Also, be sure to stop by the Museum Store for a wide variety of regional and Kansas products, local artwork and gifts for all ages.

For needed accommodations, please call Nona Miller at 309-5776 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Every effort will be made to accommodate known disabilities. For material or speech access, please call at least 5 working days prior to the event.