Please join us at 6:00 p.m. (MST), Friday, September 21 at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center, 908 Yellowstone Avenue, in Alliance, Nebraska.
It’s a free screening and discussion of “Black Jack Pershing: Love and War” with the award-winning film’s producer and University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Barney McCoy.
General John J. Pershing, a Missouri native and prominent historical figure in Nebraska, commanded American troops in World War I. He rose to global recognition with an illustrious military career that included the Allied victory in WWI. Drawn from personal papers, archival photographs and film, the award-winning documentary Black Jack Pershing: Love and War tells the story of Pershing’s military career and his personal life, including tragedies seldom examined.