The Italian American Veterans Museum will host a screening of the acclaimed
PBS documentary”A City at War: Chicago”featuring a discussion led by one
of the film’s contributors. Retired Navy Commander Joseph Troiani will give
a Power Point presentation and field questions before the screening.
When President Franklin Roosevelt urged America to become“an arsenal for
democracy” in the build up to World War II,Chicago answered the call,
becoming a well-oiled production machine. Narrated by legendary journalist
Bill Kurtis,“A City at War”is a comprehensive account of the Windy City’s
involvement in the war effort. The one-hour documentary was aired on more
than 100 public television stations across the country.
The museum will be open at 6:30 p.m. with light refreshments available, and the presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Admission is free, but donations are welcome, and RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST. The museum is located on the third floor of the Office Center at Casa Italia, 3800 Division Street., Stone Park, IL 60165
To make your reservations,call 708-338-0690 and leave your name
and the number of people in your party.