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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU School of Law Honors Veterans with Special Film Screening

November 14th, 2013

Story Contact: Nathan Hurst, 573-882-6217, hurstn@missouri.edu

WHAT: To honor veterans during the week of Veterans Day, the University of Missouri School of Law will host a special screening of the film, “The Hornet’s Nest,” which is a documentary featuring a current MU School of Law student’s combat unit in Afghanistan.

“The Hornet’s Nest” was created by Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict journalist Mike Boettcher and his son, Carlos, who documented their experience in Afghanistan while embedded with U.S. Forces fighting on the front lines. The filmmakers will hold a Q&A session immediately following the screening.

WHO: Filmmakers Mike and Carlos Boettcher
Shawn Lee, MU School of Law student veteran

WHEN &

WHERE: 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14

Room 7, Hulston Hall

MU campus

NOTE: There is no fee for this event, but a ticket is required. To secure a ticket in advance, please contact Robin Nichols at 573-882-6381 or nicholsrkn@missouri.edu. A limited number of tickets may also be available on the day of the screening at 4 pm in Hulston Hall.

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