- Keynote Discussion with 2018 Pritzker Literature Award Recipient Dennis Showalter
- War & Society: Peter Paret & Gerhard Weinberg
- Citizen Soldier in the American Revolution
- The First World War with Hew Strachan & Anthony Beevor
- Enemy in the Vietnam War: Tim O'Brien & Karl Marlantes
- Capturing the Faces of War: DASPO Photographers in Vietnam
- Never Forget: Antony Beevor and Rick Atkinson
- The Ongoing Story of USS Pueblo, with Executive Officer Edward R. Murphy, Jr.: Citizen Soldier
- Cyber War: The Next Battlefield
- On the Brink of World War I: Citizen Soldier
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The POW Experience
Moderated by John Barr, president of the Poetry Foundation, this distinguished panel featureS three American veterans who were prisoners of war in different conflicts. They discusS their experiences as POWs and their time in captivity. Sponsored by Hillshire Brands.
JOHN BORLING, a highly decorated retired Air Force Major General, served worldwide in high level command and staff positions. He graduated from the Air Force Academy, National War College, and was a White House Fellow. During the Vietnam War, he was shot down by ground fire. Seriously injured, he was captured while trying to evade and spent over 6 ½ years as a POW in Hanoi. Currently, he occupies leadership positions in multiple civic and business organizations.