George Clooney, Matt Damon, original ‘Monuments Man’ to attend ‘Monuments Men’ screening at White House

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Harry Ettlinger was a 19-year-old Army private when he was recruited to be one of the original “Monuments Men.” Now, Ettlinger will join President Barack Obama and Hollywood stars like Matt Damon and George Clooney at a White House screening of the movie based on that unusual unit’s mission at the end of World War II: Recover the priceless art and cultural artifacts looted by Nazi Germany and hidden away.

Here, as provided by the White House, is the list of guests at the 5:45 p.m. screening.

George Clooney

Nick and Nina Clooney

Bill Murray

Matt Damon

Grant Heslov

Robert Edsel, writer of the book The Monuments Men

Harry Ettlinger, a surviving member of the original Monuments Men group

Bill Burns, Deputy Secretary of State

Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Secretary of State

David Wade, State Department Chief of Staff

Richard Stengel, Under Secretary of State for Public Affairs

Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs

Bill McHugh, Secretary of the Army

Sara Bloomfield, Director the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Rabbi Jack Moline, Agudas Achim Congregation

Susan Hildreth, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services

David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

 

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