University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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War is Hell

James Hatch, Hampton Sides, Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic — veterans and historians — will discuss the perils of war and its aftermath, both to the combatants and innocent citizens. These best-selling authors bring unique perspectives to stories both tragic and uplifting.

Hampton Sides

Narrative historian Hampton Sides is the author of the critically acclaimed books "In the Kingdom of Ice," "Ghost Soldiers," "Blood and Thunder" and, most recently, "On Desperate Ground," which is about the classic Korean War battle of Chosin Reservoir....

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Lynn Vincent

Lynn Vincent is the New York Times best-selling writer of a dozen nonfiction books with more than 16 million copies in print. Her best-known titles are "Same Kind of Different as Me" (with Ron Hall and Denver Moore) and "Heaven is for Real" (with Todd Burpo), both of which were adapted as major motion pictures....

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Sara Vladic

Sara Vladic, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker and New York Times best-selling author, is one of the world’s leading experts on the USS Indianapolis, having become obsessed with the story at the age of 13....

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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
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Marshall Foundation

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