Event

Atlantic Symposium

LOCATION

Newseum,

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW,

Washington, DC, 20001

DATE

Oct 03, 2018

TIME

3:30pm-4:00pm

PAST EVENT

Retired Admiral James A. Winnefeld Jr. discussed with the senior Atlantic editor Ross Andersen one of the most painful experiences a parent can go through: losing a child. Winnefeld spoke about his son Jonathan’s overdose and death from fentanyl-laced heroin, which he wrote about in his article “No Family Is Safe From This Epidemic” in The Atlantic a year ago.

Media

James Winnefeld Jr.’s Vow to Combat the Opioid Crisis: The retired admiral lost his son to the opioid crisis. His new nonprofit aims to help families struggling with addiction.

Watch the live stream of the event below.