March 8, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
On Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. Grayslake Historical Society board member Jim Rockwell will give a presentation about Grayslake native son James Obenauf. On April 29, 1958, Obenauf, a young officer n the United States Air Force, had a particularly bad day while airborne over Texas. The program will describe what happened to him, how he responded and what happened in the days that followed. The Obenauf story has been the subject of a 1959 television documentary and is the topic of the book, "Twenty Seconds to Live."