MacArthur Week Programs: June 4, 2023



War Memorial Center: Memorial Hall, 3rd floor

9:00 a.m. Welcome

  • Pledge of Allegiance - VCRT

9:10 a.m. “The Korean War & Coming Home”

  • Panel Discussion: Dr. Louis DiMarco,  Sherman Fleek; Professor Ray Moore, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, James Zobel & Stephen Bridges, Consul General of Great Britain – Chicago

11:30 a.m. Kiwanis Luncheon 

“Naval Forces in the Pacific in 1941 and Worldwide Today – Comparative Analysis”

  • Eric Wertheim, Defense Consultant, Author & Columnist, U.S. Navy Institute, Annapolis, MD
  • Co-sponsored by the Navy League Milwaukee Council

3:00 p.m.“Return to Milwaukee, MacArthur Square, Marquette Honorary Degree Ceremony and Parade Tour of Milwaukee”  

  • Panel Discussion: James Zobel, Louis DiMarco and Sherman Fleek

Advisor to Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy & Johnson; Return to West Point; Birthday Meetings with West Point Cadets”

  • David Schenk, Editor, 2014 MacArthur booklet.

6:00 p.m. Movie: “Emperor”

  • Starring Tommy Lee Jones in Memorial Hall, War Memorial Center; public is invited with  free admission, water and popcorn.