Lecture Will Examine Women’s Roles In Military

CRANFORD—Dr. Helen G. Brudner, associate director of the School of Political and International Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University, will present a lecture entitled “Our Daughters, the Soldiers,” on Wednesday, May 1, at 7  p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.

Dr. Brudner will trace the trials and triumphs of women who have served and are serving in the United States armed forces. With an emphasis on World War II and current times, Dr. Brudner will explain how women in the American military were perceived and how they perceived themselves, while pointing out the roles they played and continue to play. Oral history materials will highlight the discussion.

The program is funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library. Admission is free and all are welcome.

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