DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY
PRESS RELEASE

Date/Time: Thursday, November 20, 2003 at 12:05 PM

Place: Milo B. Howard, Jr. Auditorium - Alabama Archives

Topic: “50th Anniversary Korean War Panel Discussion”

Speakers: Moderated by Ken Tilley, USAF Reserve Major

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A panel of Alabamians who fought in Korea will reflect on their experiences and the importance of this war during the Cold War era and today. Join us for the panel discussion “Freedom Is Not Free: Alabamians Remember the Korean War” moderated by United States Air Force Reserve Major Ken Tilley at the ArchiTreats: Food For Thought program on Thursday, November 20th, at 12:05 P.M. in the Alabama Department of Archives and History’s Milo B. Howard, Jr. Auditorium.

The panel will feature Colonel Roland Parks (Ret.), Hope Hull; Joe Sutton, Montgomery; and Henry D. Walding, Sr., Ozark. United States Air Force Reserve Major Ken Tilley will serve as moderator for the panel. Tilley, Photograph and Reference Archivist, has worked at the Archives since 1996 and is currently serving as president of the Society of Alabama Archivists.

The Korean War Panel Discussion concludes the Alabama Archives’ participation as an official Korean War Commemorative Community, 2000-2003. The goal of the Korean War Commemoration Committee is to honor and recognize veterans of the Korean War and their families. A free-standing exhibit, Freedom Is Not Free illustrates Alabama’s role in the war through photographs, documents, and maps, and is on view in the second floor Hands-On Gallery.

The noontime (12:05 P.M.) program is one in a series of monthly third-Thursday free lectures at the Alabama Archives, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery. Bring a sack lunch; coffee and tea will be provided by the Friends of the Alabama Archives.

For more information call (334) 242-4363, ext. 235.



Updated: October 22, 2003
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Alabama Department of Archives & History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
Phone: (334) 242-4435
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