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In Conversation With Ted Barris

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

In Conversation With Ted Barris

Rush to Danger: Medics in the Line of Fire

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 7 p.m.

Oakville Centre, AEG Liebherr Auditorium

$30 Regular Seating

Big Ticket Plus members: Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10 a.m.
Big Ticket members: Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10 a.m.
Public on sale: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10 a.m.

Presented by The Oakville Centre, Oakville Public Library, A Different Drummer Books and Lakeshore Securities

Noted military historian Ted Barris explores his father’s wartime experiences as a medic leading up to the Battle of the Bulge in 1944-45, and weaves into his narrative stories about the life-and-death struggles of military medical personnel during a century of service. Barris’s sources reveal – like never before – why men and women sporting the red cross on their helmets or sleeves didn’t flee to safety but chose instead to rush to assist.

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