The Great Zamperini: USC Trojan, Olympian and War Hero
|Date:||Wednesday, March 13, 2013 | 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PDT|
Louis Zamperini is a USC Trojan Alumni, U.S. Olympian and World War II Prisoner of War survivor. As an inspiration to all, Louie is coming to share his story on staying courageous and strong in the face of adversity, building lasting relationships, witnessing over 9 decade of US and World history and what membership in the Trojan family has meant to him. His incredible life's journey has been documented in two books, one called "Unbroken" and written by the author of "Seabiscuit", Laura Hillenbrand. The story is on its way to becoming a Hollywood Universal film directed by actress, Angelina Jolie. This event in Bovard will consist of a short movie on his life followed by an in depth conversation with Louie himself and Q&A open to the audience. The opportunity to hear about survival, resilience, and redemption from this hero himself is truly once in a lifetime.