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Iraq War in Retrospect

Symposium on the impact of the Iraq War on American society, politics, and family
When Nov 10, 2012
from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where Reeve Union
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Six, 90-minute panel sessions will discuss several subjects related to how the war has impacted American  society, politics and families. Topics that will be addressed in the sessions include:

  • The role of journalists and photojournalists in covering the war
  • The war experience as a source of veteran art and literature
  • The war's impact on military spouses and families
  • Understanding and treating post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Wartime dissent on the home front
  • The war's geopolitical consequences
  • U.S. military strategic and operational perspectives
  • The soldiers' experience in war

The keynote plenary address will be by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dexter Filkins, author of The Forever War.

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by Loewenstein, Karl E last modified Oct 24, 2012 07:50 AM