'The Last Of The Doughboys' To Be Showcased At SCSU Miller Center Tuesday
04/07/2014 - 10:20 AM
World War I will be revisited Tuesday at St. Cloud State University Miller Center.
Author and journalist Richard Rubin started a project in 2003 interviewing the Doughboys, which were the final survivors of the millions who made up the American Expeditionary Forces during WWI.
Rubin’s presentation, “Remembering WWI: Interviews with the last of the Doughboys”, will be from 7:00-to-8:30 p.m. in the Miller Center auditorium room 122. This presentation will include music of World War I, theatre student readings, Color Guard and flags presentation, Rubin’s presentation and questions.
The Student Veterans Organization and the SCSU Veterans Resource Center will host a reception immediately following the presentation. Rubin will also have more presentations throughout the day.
Schedule of events
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
MC-122 Auditorium. Meet with students in HIST 445/545: U.S. Military History, Jason Eden, Professor 2:00-3:15 p.m.
MC-122 Auditorium. Meet with students and/or faculty from disciplines that involve interviewing (nursing, gerontology, history, journalism, English)
7:00-8:30 p.m. MC-122 Aud. Richard Rubin’s presentation, “Remembering WWI: Interviews with the Last of the Doughboys”: Includes incidental music of WWI, Color Guard and flags entrance, readings by theatre students, Rubin’s presentation, questions/feedback, exit of Colors.
8:30-9:00 p.m. MC-2nd floor Reception follows immediately; all from presentation invited to attend in the 2nd floor Reading Court; co-hosted by students from the Student Veterans Organization and the SCSU Veterans Resource Center
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