V-E Day at 75: The Women of World War II

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Monday, November 9, 2020
Historians Catherine Grace Katz (The Daughters of Yalta) and Katherine Sharp Landdeck (The Women with Silver Wings) spotlight a group of women who helped change the course of World War II—from the daughters of three famous politicians who held powerful secrets of their own to the brave individuals of the Women Airforce Service Pilots.
In partnership with KLRU-TV, Austin's PBS station
  • Moderator: Joy Diaz, Texas Standard producer-reporter
  • Format: This is a free, live, virtual event.
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Catherine Grace Katz, Katherine Sharp Landdeck, The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War, The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II


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