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Featured Speaker Robert Edsel
Start Date: 4/7/2014Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 4/7/2014End Time: 9:00 PM
Event Description

Monuments Men

Author and philanthropist Robert Edsel has dedicated the past 10 years to painstaking research about the Monuments Men, unsung heroes who saved the world’s greatest art and cultural treasures from the devastation of World War II. He authored three historical books on rescuing and protecting artistic masterpieces from Hitler’s reign and co-produced the Emmy-nominated documentary, The Rape of Europa. He is the founder and president of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, which earned a 2007 National Humanities Medal, the highest U.S. honor awarded for excellence in the humanities field. Captivated by Edsel’s writing, actor George Clooney directed and produced The Monuments Men, a film to be released in December 2013. 

Tickets available March 17 at 8 a.m. at the Main Hall Information Desk. This event is free and open to the public.

Learn more here.

Location Information:
Stark Campus - University Center  (View Map)
6000 Frank Ave NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Room: Timken Great Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Jenny Huth
Phone: 330-244-3223
Email: jhuth1@kent.edu
This event is open to:
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