Tuesday on Lake Effect: Former Bosnian Refugee, WWI & Modern Warfare, Restoring Soldiers Home

Dec 26, 2017

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

A former refugee from war-torn Bosnia recalls her harrowing escape and journey to the United States. Then, the many ways World War I represented the beginning of modern warfare. We’ll learn about the effort to transform the iconic Old Soldiers Home into housing for at-risk and homeless veterans. Plus, how to create a safe work environment when part of your job is to pretend to have sex on stage.


  • Zijada Beganovic, former Bosnian refuge
  • Andrew Carroll, author, My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War
  • Carl Mueller, Mueller Communications, co-chair, Save the Solders Home Campaign; Jim Duff, Milwaukee County Veterans Service Office director; Jonathan Beck, Alexandar Company
  • Tonia Sina, Intimacy Directors International