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Vietnam 360 - Bayport

Bayport American Legion
263 3rd Street North
Bayport, MN 55003
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Twin Cities PBS and Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, in partnership with the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), invite you to a community conversation that explores the Vietnam War and its legacy from several points of view.

Speakers to be determined. Visit MNVietnam.org/360 for a list of all speakers in the series.

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Virtual Q&A With Ken Burns

Online
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This event is specially designed for our middle school to high school students! PBS will deliver a memorable experience that allows students to form deeper, more personalized connections to the Vietnam War era through asking live questions with Ken Burns.

This virtual professional learning opportunity is powered by OVEE: a shared media viewing experience. Through OVEE, filmmakers, educators, public media stations and other partners create online screenings that bring together fans, students, subject experts and special guests to watch streaming media and chat live in a virtual theater. The OVEE chat enables them to discuss the topic, share resources, and ask questions of panelists and experts featured in the video.

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Vietnam 360 - Rosemount

Robert Trail Library
14395 S. Robert Trail
Rosemount, MN 55068
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Twin Cities PBS and Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, in partnership with the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), invite you to a community conversation that explores the Vietnam War and its legacy from several points of view.

Speakers to be determined. Visit MNVietnam.org/360 for a list of all speakers in the series.

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Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam: Anti-War Movement

Charles Lindbergh House and Museum
1620 Lindbergh Drive South
Little Falls, MN 56345
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Four Kent State University students were killed and nine were injured on May 4, 1970, when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on a crowd gathered to protest the Vietnam War. On the 48th anniversary of this event, view a clip from the The Vietnam War covering the Kent State protest, followed by a guided discussion on the realities and effects of the antiwar movement that occurred during the Vietnam era. Light refreshments will be served.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion: "The Weight of Memory"

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Though the war in Southeast Asia came to an end, the lasting impact of war resonates through generations. Join us as we watch a segment of the final installment of Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s documentary, “The Vietnam War,” and discuss the lasting impact of war.

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Vietnam 360 - Prior Lake

Prior Lake Library
16210 Eagle Creek Avenue SE
Prior Lake, MN 55372
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Twin Cities PBS and Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, in partnership with the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), invite you to a community conversation that explores the Vietnam War and its legacy from several points of view.

Speakers to be determined. Visit MNVietnam.org/360 for a list of all speakers in the series.

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Vietnam 360 - St. Paul

Arlington Hills Community Center
1200 Payne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55130
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Twin Cities PBS and Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, in partnership with the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), invite you to a community conversation that explores the Vietnam War and its legacy from several points of view.

Speakers to be determined. Visit MNVietnam.org/360 for a list of all speakers in the series.

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Vietnam 360 - Roseville

Roseville Library
2180 Hamline Ave N
Roseville, MN 55113
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Twin Cities PBS and Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, in partnership with the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), invite you to a community conversation that explores the Vietnam War and its legacy from several points of view.

Speakers to be determined. Visit MNVietnam.org/360 for a list of all speakers in the series.

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Skies Over Vietnam

Twin Cities PBS – TPT
172 4th Street East
St. Paul, MN 55101
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Join TPT’s Minnesota Remembers Vietnam team and Wings of the North Air Museum for an afternoon of storytelling on aviation during the Vietnam War from a decorated group of Minnesota veterans.

Bob Jasperson (Air Force), Ray Wilson (Army), Kay Bauer (Navy), and Dennis Darnell (Marines) will share briefly about each of their diverse experiences serving in an unpopular war and also an enduring passion for aviation that unites them. Audience Q&A and a reception with light refreshments to follow the panel.

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The Wall That Heals

June 21-24 at the State Capitol Grounds

Minnesota Remembers Vietnam and Twin Cities PBS – TPT are one of 38 hosts for the 2018 tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s traveling “The Wall That Heals” exhibit.

“The Wall That Heals” is a mobile replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. accompanied by the Mobile Education Center. Join us at the State Capitol Grounds for a weekend to remember, honor and understand.

Programming and volunteer needs are to be announced.


Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam: Southeastern Asian Refugees

The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum
2151 Lindbergh Drive South
Little Falls, MN 56345
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

As a result of the conflict in Vietnam, many Southeastern Asian people found themselves as refugees in Minnesota. Explore the refugee experience through participating in a short reading from Quiet as They Come by Angie Chau, followed by a discussion on the historical and current realities of refugees places in the United States. Light refreshments will be served.

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Story Gathering Workshop: Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam

Charles Lindbergh House and Museum
1620 Lindbergh Drive South
Little Falls, MN 56345
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

What do you remember about Vietnam? Come to this open house story gathering workshop to help residents of Central Minnesota organize and prepare their stories for submission to the Minnesota Remembers Vietnam Story Wall. Staff and volunteers can assist participants in creating oral histories (written, audio, or video), scanning photographs, and photographing personal artifacts. If participants wish to take copies of their digital creations home, they should bring a memory stick. All stories are welcome — stories of military service, civilian life, families, immigrants, refugees, and activists. Light refreshments will be served.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion #1

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we view segments of “The Vietnam War,” a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Facilitated discussion will follow the screenings.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion #2

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we view segments of “The Vietnam War,” a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Facilitated discussion will follow the screenings.

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Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam: Veterans’ Voices

Minnesota Military Museum
Camp Ripley, 15000 Highway 115
Little Falls, MN 56345
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Stories from Minnesota servicemen and women in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War shed light on the personal experience of war. Guests are invited to spend time in the Minnesota Voices from the Vietnam War exhibit before reading specific oral histories and having a guided discussion on what the Vietnam War meant to those who served during it. Light refreshments will be served.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion #3

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we view segments of “The Vietnam War,” a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Facilitated discussion will follow the screenings.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion #4

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we view segments of “The Vietnam War,” a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Facilitated discussion will follow the screenings.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion #5

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we view segments of “The Vietnam War,” a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Facilitated discussion will follow the screenings.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion #6

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we view segments of “The Vietnam War,” a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Facilitated discussion will follow the screenings.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion #7

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we view segments of “The Vietnam War,” a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Facilitated discussion will follow the screenings.

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Moorhead Documentary Screening & Discussion #8

MSU Moorhead Library Room 103
1104 7th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN 56563
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we view segments of “The Vietnam War,” a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Facilitated discussion will follow the screenings.

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