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Lecture Series To Focus on Arkansas Korean War Veterans

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The Butler Center's Legacies & Lunch series will host Brian Robertson as he discusses "FORGOTTEN: The Arkansas Korean War Project," on May 5 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Darragh Center at the Main Library.

An initiative of the Butler Center, the Arkansas Korean War Project was started in 2008 to document and preserve information about Arkansas's role in the war. Since then, the Butler Center has collected 30 oral histories from veterans and thousands of documents, including photographs and letters.

For more information, and to browse the oral histories and digitized documents, visit

This event is supported in part by the Arkansas Humanities Council.

The Butler Center's Legacies & Lunch series is free and open to the public. Programs are held on the first Wednesday of each month at the Darragh Center in the Main Library, 100 Rock St., in Little Rock. All programs begin at noon and conclude by 1:00 p.m. The public is invited to bring a sack lunch. The Butler Center will provide water, soft drinks and dessert.