WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Jim McDermott (D-WA) will join the director of the award-winning documentary Restrepo, Sebastian Junger; author and decorated Marine, Karl Marlantes; and former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, at Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: A Conversation on America and Its Veterans.
Following the introduction of the bipartisan bill, H.R. 1492, A Commission on America and Its Veterans, McDermott will discuss the need to create better veteran reintegration processes and how a presidential commission will help bridge the gap between military and civilian communities. He will also introduce clips from the film Restrepo.
WHAT: Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: A Conversation on America and Its Veterans
WHO: Representative Jim McDermott
Bill Press, Journalist and Former Crossfire Host
Sebastian Junger, author and director
Karl Marlantes, author and Marine veteran
Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson
WHEN: Tuesday, May 7th, at 7:00p.m. EST
WHERE: The Hill Center
921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003