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Know Politics: Ed Kennedy’s War: V-E Day, Censorship & the Associated Press

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 10/4/2012
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
 On V-E Day, May 7, 1945, Associated Press (AP) reporter Ed Kennedy became the most famous—or infamous—American correspondent of World War II by breaking the news of the Allied victory in defiance of a military order that American journalist were to remain silent . Julia Kennedy Cochran edited her father’s memoirs, and wrote the prologue and epilogue to the book, adding a personal context to Ed Kennedy’s narrative of his long journalistic career.

Free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale following the reading.








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Library: East Bend Public Library    GoogleMap to East Bend
Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Liz Goodrich
Contact Number: 541/312-1032