National Press Club

Lusitania Centennial Event

Lusitania Centennial Event

May 7, 2015 6:30 PM

Location: Conference Rooms

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On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania, the National Press Club and the World War I Centennial Commission will host a program that examines the wartime role of the Lusitania, the worldwide reaction to the tragedy, and its impact on American public opinion.

Gil Klein, chair of the Club’s history and heritage committee, will talk about the Club during World War I before moderating a panel that includes:

  • John Maxwell Hamilton, senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Richard Striner, a Washington College expert on Woodrow Wilson
  • Rear Adm. Samuel Cox (Ret.) director of the Navy History and Heritage Command.

The program starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, but please RSVP below.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Gilbert Klein