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All programs are free for JANM members and included with admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.

Reservations are recommended for most programs; you may use the links below. You may also RSVP by emailing rsvp@janm.org or calling 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours in advance. Please indicate the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the number of people in your party. For all ticketed events (classes, workshops, food tours, etc.), pre-payment is required to hold your space. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.

 

Saturday, November 2, 2019
2:00 PM—3:00 PM

Author Discussion—The Storm on Our Shores by Mark Obmascik

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Deeply researched and movingly told, Mark Obmascik’s The Storm on Our Shores is an intimate tale of tragedy and redemption. The true story follows two World War II soldiers—a Japanese surgeon and an American sergeant—set during a brutal Alaskan battle in which the sergeant discovers the medic’s revelatory and fascinating diary that ultimately changed some Americans’ perception of Japan.

The Storm on Our Shores is a national bestseller; the story it tells was featured on the television program 60 Minutes earlier this year. Additionally, artifacts related to this story are currently on display at JANM. Join Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Obmascik for a discussion about this book followed by a Q&A and book signing.

Included with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended using the link below.

The Storm on Our Shores will be available for purchase at the JANM Store.

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