Robert Edsel, author of the book The Monuments Men, will speak at the National Archives tonight at 7 p.m.
The program is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (You also watch online at Ustream: http://www.ustream.tv/usnationalarchives)
Edsel and a panel will discuss his books, the recent film adaptation starring George Clooney, and the work of the Monuments Men.
The panel includes Greg Bradsher, senior archivist at the National Archives; Nancy Yeide, head of the Department of Curatorial Records at the National Gallery of Art; Michael Kurtz, former Assistant Archivist for Records Services at the National Archives; and Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat, President Clinton’s special representative on Holocaust-era issues.
Learn more about the Monuments Men and related documents in the National Archives: http://go.usa.gov/Bp6j