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When:
October 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2017-10-22T14:00:00-04:00
2017-10-22T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Bethel Museum
312 1st St
Bethel, DE 19931
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Bethel Historical Society
772-631-7893

Nancy Lynch and Rick Lovekin’s program will be preceded by a screening of the Delaware Humanities documentary A License to Remember.

Program Description

When American troops in Vietnam answered the call to correspond with a young reporter four decades ago, they could not have envisioned the enduring relevancy of their war letters or the rich legacy their words, photographs and memorabilia would leave to succeeding generations. Ms. Lynch discusses and reads selected war letters from her book, Vietnam Mailbag, Voices From the War: 1968-1972, based on her popular newspaper column, “Nancy’s Vietnam Mailbag.” She is accompanied by Vietnam veteran Rick Lovekin, a Huey helicopter door gunner, Cobra crew chief and frequent letter writer to Nancy, who shows slides from Vietnam set to 1960s music.