LEWISTON — The Lewiston Public Library will host the Maine Public Broadcasting Network for a showing of their 2013 documentary, “A Matter of Duty,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in the Library’s Callahan Hall. This program is free and open to the public.

Upon his return, Liberty struggled with PTSD and received therapy at Togus VA. He was then instrumental in several initiatives to serve veterans, including Maine’s first Veterans Treatment Court in Augusta, and the innovative Veterans unit within the Kennebec County Jail.

The film was co-produced by Jennifer Rooks and Charles C. Stuart. Rooks is host and executive producer of MPBN’s Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks, and is the winner of two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. Stuart has produced documentary films for every major television network, including PBS’s Frontline. He is a recipient of the George Foster Peabody and Alfred Dupont awards and eight national television EMMYs.

“This is one of the most powerful stories I have ever worked on,” stated Rooks. “The documentary provides viewers with a glimpse into the significant challenges and difficulties facing veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress.”

A short discussion will follow the screening of the hour-long film. The discussion will be led by Chaplain Andrew Gibson of the Maine Army National Guard.

For more information, contact 2007513-3135 or [email protected]


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