Sunflower Journeys Program 1610
A Miscarriage of Justice?: Sunflower Journeys tells the story of five German POWs who were executed at Fort Leavenworth after World War II. The story will look at the circumstances surrounding the executions and see why some have called it a miscarriage of justice. Bishop Gregg’s Journey: Learn the story of John Andrew Gregg, an AME bishop from Kansas City. Gregg was appointed by President Franklin Roosevelt to travel the globe to inspire African-American GIs during World War II.Father Kapaun: Hear the heroic story of Father Emil Kapaun, a Catholic priest from Pilsen, Kansas. Kapaun was a chaplain in the Korean War who was captured and later died in a POW camp. See how he is remembered in his hometown, and learn about steps being taken to elevate him to sainthood.
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