Library of Congress Bibliodiscotheque, Library of Congress Concert Series

MAY 5, 2017, 12:00 PM

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Whittall Pavilion

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Introduction by Karen Lloyd, Director, Library of Congress Veterans History Project at the American Folklife Center

Panelists:
Hugo Keesing
, Creator, Next Stop Vietnam Music Anthology
Doug Bradley, Vietnam Veteran and Co-Author, We Gotta Get Out of this Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War
Craig Werner, Chair, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Co-Author, We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War
Moderator: Nicholas A. Brown, Music Division

Karen Lloyd, director of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project at the American Folklife Center, hosts a panel discussion on the role of music in supporting servicemembers and veterans from the Vietnam era through the present. Book-signing to follow. Co-presented by the Library of Congress Music Division and Veterans History Project at the American Folklife Center, in association with the Department of Defense Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration Committee.

Part of Bibliodiscotheque, a series of programs that explores the legacy and impact of disco on popular culture since the 1970s.

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