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Dickey Chapelle Under Fire - John Garofolo - <span class="date-display-single">10/24/2015 - 11:00am</span>

Dickey Chapelle Under Fire

10/24/2015 - 11:00am

Wisconsin Veterans Museum

John Garofolo, author of “Dickey Chapelle Under Fire” shares the inspiring life story of, and most poignant photographs by, Wisconsin native and award-winning war photographer Dickey Chapelle. She covered combat and unrest in World War II and in countries throughout world from Cuba to Hungary before becoming the first American female war correspondent killed covering combat, 50 years ago while on patrol with the U.S. Marines in Vietnam.  In Dickey Chapelle Under Fire, the American public can see the world through Dickey's lens for the first time in almost fifty years, with a foreword by Jackie Spinner, former war correspondent for The Washington Post.

John Garofolo

About Presenter John Garofolo


John Garofolo is a former entertainment industry executive and veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. A commander in the US Coast Guard Reserve, he has more than twenty-five years of active and reserve military service and taught at the Coast Guard Academy. Thanks to a grant from the Brico Fund through the Milwaukee Press Endowment, he has written a stage adaptation of Dickey Chapelle's life. John earned a PhD from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts and lives with his wife and daughter in Southern California.


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