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

NOTE:    RSVP to Amber Macdonald at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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