TITLE: Veterans History Project 10th Anniversary
EVENT DATE: 2010/09/29
RUNNING TIME: 51 minutes
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James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress, issues a call to action to all Americans. During the Veterans History Project's 10th Anniversary Commemoration on September 29th, Dr. Billington unveils a new campaign and asks America to "collect and preserve the story of at least one veteran," to "pledge to preserve this important part of American history" and to "gather in the accounts of 10,000 veterans by Veterans Day."
Speaker Biography: Speakers at the event include Bob Patrick, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.) Director, Veterans History Project; James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress; Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (via video); U.S. Representative Ron Kind; U.S. Senator Richard Lugar; Kathryn Lerch, Educator, Park Tudor School, Indianapolis, Ind.; Tracy Rae Dunlap, National Court Reporters Association and National Court Reporters Foundation; Renaee Allen, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Minority Veterans; and Brian Markle, Vietnam Veteran and Veterans History Project Participant.