The Rochester-Avon Historical Society presents “The Vietnam War” with Rochester University Professor John Todd

Professor John Todd of Rochester University will present “The Vietnam War — From Start to Finish” on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library Multipurpose Room.

Todd served in the Army from 1968 to 1969 in Vietnam as an Army helicopter pilot but was shot down by the North Vietnamese. Following this life-changing event, he graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Political Science, earned his law degree from Georgetown Law School, and became a lobbyist for the Department of American Veterans.

Sea Knight Helicopter, Vietnam, 1969.
Wikimedia Commons.

Todd is a member of the Federalist Society and the National Association of Scholars. In 2013, he was named Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year by the Disabled American Veterans. Todd has written and passed a bill through Congress that provided benefits for widows and orphans of disabled vets.

Todd has taught government and law classes at Rochester University for the past 38 years. He has been twice named “Rochester College Faculty Member of the Year.”This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society (RAHS) was founded in 1969 to help preserve, collect and interpret the history of the greater Rochester area for present and future generations. For more information, including a list of upcoming events, visit online at www.RochesterAvonHistoricalSociety.org/

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