McManus to appear on C-SPAN

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On May 29, 2013

Dr. John C. McManus, professor of history and political science at Missouri S&T, will discuss the relationship between poverty and military enlistment in World War II as part of a panel discussion on poverty in American at The National Archives at St. Louis today (Wednesday, May 29). C-SPAN will cover the panel discussion and air it at a later date on American History TV, which is on C-SPAN3.

The discussion will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room Auditorium of the National Archives, located at 1 Archives Drive off of Dunn Road in St. Louis County. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested by emailing Include the word “lecture” in the subject line.

Other panelists include historians from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Washington University in  St. Louis and Saint Louis University. The panel discussion is in conjunction with a National Archives exhibit titled “Through America’s Lens: Focusing on the Greatest Generation, 1920-1945.” The exhibit, which runs through Sept. 27, is free and open to the public.

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