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May 2017

(Exhibit) The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies & Advocates

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045 United States
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In the late 1960s, POW/MIA wives bucked government protocol and challenged the traditional role of “military wife.” These courageous women led by Sybil Stockdale on the West Coast, Jane Denton, Louise Mulligan, and Phyllis Galanti on the East Coast and later Helene Knapp in the Interior West organized to form the National League of POW/MIA Families.  The women worked with Congress and the Nixon administration to demand accounting for their husbands and pursue their safe return after years of imprisonment and torture by the North Vietnamese.…

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July 2017

Climbing Kilimanjaro

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Standing as the highest point on the African continent at 19,341 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is considered a fairly accessible mountain summit, involving an arduous trek at high altitudes with no technical climbing. Mountain guide and trekker Ian Taylor will return to the Dole Institute to share the challenge and beauty of climbing one of the seven summits of the world.

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August 2017

(Ft. Leavenworth series) Crossing No Man’s Land: The Birth of Combined Arms

August 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

From 1914-1918, a nearly unbroken line of trenches stretched 400 miles across France and Belgium, creating a deep and deadly dilemma for the soldiers of the Great War. The land in between was No Man’s Land, and Dr. Richard S. Faulkner explores how trying to drive opponents out of their trenches led the armies of World War I to give birth to modern warfare.

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July 2018

Senator Bob Dole’s Birthday

July 22, 2018
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of July, repeating until July 22, 2020

July 2019

Senator Bob Dole’s Birthday

July 22, 2019
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of July, repeating until July 22, 2020

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