Robin Olds: All American with guest speaker Christina Olds
Our Living History Film Series features General Robin Olds, an American fighter pilot and general officer in the U.S. Air Force. He was a "Triple Ace", with a combined total of 16 victories in World War II and the Vietnam War. His legendary flying career which spanned many years and more than one war. Christina Olds, daughter of WWII fighter ace Robin Olds and author of his book Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds will be narrating this film and share her personal insights of her father and his extraordinary military career in person after the screening.
Hidden Figures with guest speaker Col. Gregory
Our Living History Film Series for October will feature Hidden Figures and guest speaker former NASA Administrator and Astronaut, Col. Gregory, USAF Ret. This event will be held in the evening of October 19th at 6:30 pm. The film tells the untold true story of the African-American, women mathematicians behind NASA in the race against Russia to send a man to space. These women, known as "human computers", quickly rose the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.
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