At Mamaroneck Public Library this weekend:
At the Crossroads of Justice: My Lai and Son Thang – American Atrocities in Vietnam by Paul J. Noto
Sunday, April 14th @ 2 pm
Paul J. Noto is an Attorney and Historian. Mr. Noto is a legislator and former mayor of Mamaroneck. He is the author of the book At the Crossroads of Justice: My Lai and Son Thang-American Atrocities in Vietnam.
Numerous individuals wonder how the military changed since these devastating events. What role do these changes play in current military conflicts? He explores many timely and relevant events which include how ordinary American boys became cold-blooded killers; race and cultural arrogance’s role in the Vietnam War; how to instill a sense of morality in combat situations; the combination of factors that led to these tragic massacres; and how the military has adapted to these changes and improved its training.
Abraham Lincoln once stated that “Nearly all men can stand adversity but if you want to test a man’s character give him power.”
Paul J Noto studied political science and history at Washington College, received a JD from Western New England College School of Law and earned a Master’s degree in history from Iona College. He resides in Mamaroneck, NY.
Call the Reference desk at 698-1250*3 to sign up for this free program or just stop by.
Paws a While to Read:
Come in to the Mamaroneck Library to read with Charlie, Nettie and Olivia -certified Canine Good Citizen/Therapy Dog International therapy dogs. Readers of all ages are invited to this free program!
Bring your book in, or choose one of Librarian Lori Friedli’s picks and read to the dogs. April 14th, May 12th and June 9th. This program will be held at 2 pm in the Program Room of the Library. No registration necessary.