Tags

, , ,

The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan: A Screening and Panel Discussion
May 22, 2015
7:00-9:00 pm

Just spreading the word about a free screening and discussion being presented by Smithsonian’s National African American Museum of History and Culture (NMAAHC). See below for additional information.

Private McKinley Nolan joined the U.S. Army forty years ago to fight for his country in the Vietnam War, and to travel the world. In 1967, he disappeared from the battlefields – his whereabouts unknown. Mysteriously, as late as 2006, a retired U.S. Army veteran who returned from the Vietnam battlefields where he once fought believed that he may have met the missing soldier. Spurred by this sighting, the documentary chronicles the journey of the Nolan family from their farming community in East Texas, to Vietnam, and finally to Cambodia fueled by their ongoing quest to learn what happened to their brother, husband, father, and friend.

Following the screening, a panel discussion will take place featuring McKinley Nolan’s brother Michael Nolan, his wife Mary Nolan, Brigadier Gen. Arnold Gordon-Bray (U.S. Army retired) and Henry Corra, the film’s director. Col. Krewasky Salter, Ph.D. (U.S. Army retired), guest curator of military history at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will moderate the talk.

The program is open is free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis. This event will not be webcast. Visit the website.

National Museum of the American Indian (Note: enter through doors facing Independence Avenue )
Rasmuson Theater
4th St. & Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20024
202.633.0070
NMAAHCpubpgms@si.edu

Advertisements