A teenaged assassin fired two shots that forever changed the world on June 28, 1914. The series of events that led to the outbreak of World War I will be interpreted in the special exhibition “On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World. The exhibition, located in Memory Hall, runs through Sept. 14.

The exhibition incorporates a journalist and documentary approach and portrays the story of the assassination and its aftermath through a series of newspaper articles, photographs and quotes from diplomatic sources. The comprehensive exhibition is presented with items from Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and the United States.

For more information, visit www.theworldwar.org or call 816-888-8100.