Wednesday, October 8th
This evening presents the first two episodes of 14 - Diaries of the Great War, retelling the story of the greatest war mankind had ever seen in a unique way, conveying the vivid, emotional stories of individuals – soldiers in the trenches, housewives, and children – from France, Germany, Great Britain, Austria-Hungary, Russia, the United States, and Austria based on the memories they left behind in diaries, letters, postcards and telegrams.
Discussion follows with Marion Deshmukh, Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University; Eric Lohr, Professor and Susan Carmel Lehrman Chair of Russian History and Culture, Department of History, American University; and Katrin Schultheiss, Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor of History, The George Washington University."
812 Seventh St NW
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown or take the Circulator to 7th & Mass Ave NW and walk south on 7th