"We Live in Exceptional Times:" Memories of World War II

February 12, 2015 2PM

This program is presented in conjunction with Lake Oswego Reads. "Every man, woman and child is a partner" declared President Franklin D. Roosevelt of World War II. This slogan helped unite Americans during the global conflict. This panel discussion will include memories of universal experiences, such as rationing and blackouts, as well as a young child's wartime experiences in Portland, a German boy's exposure to firebombing raids and a teenage girl's connection to the Manhattan Project. Featured panelists include Dr. Tony Farrenkopf, Jean Hoffman, Kathleen La Mear, and Sharon Williams.