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REF NO.: 146

SUBJECT: Public lecture on America and the Great War taking place at Memorial University

DATE: Feb. 29

Dr. Michael Neiberg of the U.S. Department of National Security and Strategy, and the Stimson Chair of History and Security Studies, U.S. Army War College, will deliver a lecture titled The Road Over There: America and the Great War, 1914-17.

In his lecture, Dr. Neiberg will re-examine what we think we know about the American entry into the war and how its active participation in world affairs has continued uninterrupted ever since.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the departments of history and political science with support from the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)’s Scholarship in the Arts Fund.

The lecture will take place Thursday, March 3, from 7:30-9 p.m. in PE-2001, Physical Education building.

The lecture is open to all and parking is available in lots 1, 1A and 2.

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For further information or to schedule an interview with Dr. Neiberg, please contact Janet Harron, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Arts, at 709-864-8292 or


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