Three days after the last Marine Corps helicopter lifted off from Saigon, Jon Malay and his Navy shipmates became the very last American military presence of the Vietnam War. Malay will speak about his experience as described in his book War in Our Wake: The Untold Story of the Last American Military Presence of the Vietnam War.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library is proud to be the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read grant to host a community read of Tim O'Brien's Vietnam War novel The Things They Carried. In conjunction with the NEA Big Read, the library is exploring Perspectives on the Vietnam War. Find out more about our Perspectives on the Vietnam War series of events and exhibits on our website: https://www.librarypoint.org/browse_program/vietnam/
The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.