FREE - Iwo Jima and the Photo that Changed America
This Memorial Day weekend, the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) of the San Leandro Public Library, will present a program on the WWII Battle of Iwo Jima, and the ongoing impact of the battle’s iconic photograph, Flag Raising On Iwo Jima, taken by Joe Rosenthal. The program will take place in the Main Library’s Andrew Carnegie Lecture Hall, 300 Estudillo Avenue, on Saturday, May 26, from 2:00 to 4:30pm.
Suitable for all ages, the two-hour program will begin with a short film on the battle and the flag raising, followed by a panel discussion which will include veterans of the battle. The panel will be moderated by Tom Graves, author and Chapter Historian of the Joe Rosenthal Chapter, USMC Combat Correspondents Association. A Q&A session will follow the panel and everyone is invited for an ice cream social after the program to honor our veterans.
For more information please contact Addie Silveira at email@example.com or 510-577-3991.