|With Bill Kinney on his walking tour.|
Bill's knowledge of local history and architecture is impressive. We must return to Bennettsville some day soon, to capture his tour on film.
Library Director Virginia McCraw, and board chairperson, Pat Henegan, whose high standards are apparent throughout the magnificent library complex, worked tirelessly to organize this event.
|Greeting a WWII veteran|
|WWII WAC Pat Smith and Director Richard Lanni|
|The Audience were fully engaged.|
" We were very privileged yesterday to host a viewing of "Americans in the Bulge", a documentary by Livingbattlefied. Someone from the State Library put out information about this some time ago and I can highly recommend that you take advantage of this awesome programming opportunity. We are all talking about how good we feel about this since getting to work this morning and we heard only positive comments when people were leaving last evening.
"Heidi Mehltretter and Richard Lanni spent the afternoon and early evening with us. They left us greatly enriched by their personalities and their art. Their purpose is to preserve history by documenting battles, filming onsite and at the time of year actual events took place. We felt like we were actually there... "
Marian Wright Edelman Public Library
The American Road to Victory has aired more than 1000 times on PBS stations since Memorial Day 2011.
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Livingbattlefield's community events are organized by Livingbattlefield of South Carolina, a 501(c)3 non profit educational foundation.