Greatest Generation Day
In remembrance of the Greatest Generation – the men and women who fought in World War II – the Hauenstein Center was proud to partner with the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, and a host of community partners for a two day celebration. Tuesday, September 1, was complete with a bell ringing ceremony and lecture from Jim DeFelice, author of Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day. A military flyover Grand Rapids started the second day of celebration. On Wednesday evening, host of Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace joined Joel Westphal of the Ford Library and Museum for a discussion on his new book, Countdown 45: The Extraordinary Story of The Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed The World.