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Caption: Specialist Shoshana Johnson, veteran of the U.S. Army, Credit: Insignia Films
Shoshana Johnson was the first Black female prisoner of war in American history. The trauma of that experience has stayed with her for years.

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2021
  • Length: 04:00
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Caption: Army veteran Nick Irving., Credit: Ben Bloodwell
Nick Irving earned a reputation as one of the deadliest Army Rangers in history. But civilian life was far less straightforward.

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2021
  • Length: 04:00
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Caption: Private First Class Clifton Hicks, veteran of the U.S. Army., Credit: Amanda Lalezarian
After joining the Army in response to the 9/11 attacks, Clifton Hicks found the reality of war was nothing like the movies he’d grown up watching.

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2021
  • Length: 04:00
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Caption: 1st Lieutenant Edie Meeks, veteran of the U.S. Army., Credit: Insignia Films
Serving as a nurse in Vietnam, Edie Meeks struggled to balance compassionate care for her patients with the anger she felt about the war.

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2021
  • Length: 04:00
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Caption: Frank DeVita, veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, holds a picture of himself in uniform when he served in World War II., Credit: Amanda Lalezarian
70 years after he worked a landing craft off the coast of France on D-Day, the memories of World War II still haunt Frank DeVita.

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2021
  • Length: 04:00
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There are 19 million veterans in the U.S. who have served in the armed forces. For many, the military gave them a sense of shared purpose, a strong...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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SEGMENT 1: In time for Veterans Day weekend, we hear profiles of American soldiers who, after military service, returned home to face another battl...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Frank Buckles in 1918, last living U.S. veteran of WWI.
Interviews with the last surviving veterans of World War One. Hosted by Walter Cronkite and Will Everett.

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:53:27
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After a three-year legal battle, The Post obtained hundreds of records of candid interviews assessing the war in Afghanistan and its failures. PR...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2020
  • Length: 53:54
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On her 2018 album project, "Rifles & Rosary Beads", singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier shares the stories of American veterans by writing the songs wi...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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In the first episode of With Good Reason’s new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians Fred Turner and Wilbur J. Scott explore how the se...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Some of Delta 187 Rakassans
We've Never Been The Same: A War Story is the story of one night of battle and the decades of recovery that followed. Produced by Adam Piore and Ja...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:28
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Two United States Vietnam Veterans talk about their journeys back to Vietnam to meet their former enemies and try to heal themselves of Post Trauma...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
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More than two million veterans have come home so far from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. For returning veterans, reintegrating into society can be...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2013
  • Length: 53:53
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Caption: Audrey Ingles, John Ingles Sr., Paul Ingles
Radio producer Paul Ingles sits down with his WW II veteran Dad to hear about the music his father feels has been essential to his appreciation of ...

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  • Added: May 13, 2011
  • Length: 58:51
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This Veterans' Day program pays tribute to America's fighting men and women through first-hand accounts of battle, as well as music and poetry that...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2005
  • Length: 53:07
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Caption: World War One planes
It's the 100th anniversary of World War One. CBC Radio presents The War in the Air. At the start of the war generals publicly stated their disdain ...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 26:03
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a sonic memorial to the healing power of art

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2008
  • Length: 26:44
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The war in Vietnam touched many different lives, in many different ways. This special Veteran's Day episode of With Good Reason shares memories of ...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Vaughn Hood, Credit: Erica Heilman
A story about war and hairdressing.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 31:50
Caption: Veterans Join Occupy Wall Street, Credit: Iraq Veterans Against War
On this edition, we bring you the voices of Veterans from Occupy Wall Street and a special report on veterans returning home from war and the strug...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Two generations of veterans cope with PTSD—looking to heal themselves and heal the world. Featuring S. Brian Wilson, author of “Blood on the Tracks”

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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In the 1960s, it took almost three weeks to cross the sea from America to Vietnam. Three weeks for young men in crowded cabins, with salt water sho...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 26:24
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Bracelets of Grace: The Vietnam War Story of Major Stanley Horne
It's been 40 years since the very first POW-MIA bracelet was made and distributed. The iconic bracelets had a humble beginning at the height of th...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:17
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Award-winning documentary from Lost & Found Sound, produced by Christina Egloff with Jay Allison

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2003
  • Length: 19:17
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A man tries to repatriate the bones of a Viet Cong soldier that his father took from the jungle, 35 years earlier.

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2004
  • Length: 10:02
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The story of the first female pilots in WWII.

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2003
  • Length: 22:42
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Caption: Randy Weston , Credit: Frank Stewart
Pianist Randy Weston has seen a lot people and places in his life. Born in Brooklyn in 1926 and served in the US Army during World War II. But it ...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 12:57
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“Getting blown up was one of the best things that has ever happened to me.”

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 06:58
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Caption: U.S. Military service members are represented by white headstones for the men that lost their lives during World War II at the American Cemetery, Normandy, France; June 2, 2015. This is the 71st Anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy remembering th, Credit: (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner/Released)
A paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, one of the most highly decorated divisions in the U.S. Army, didn’t understand what it meant to be air...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:01
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Caption: Jeremy Profitt
For some soldiers, post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, really is a four-letter word. A PTSD diagnosis means you may need treatment for the res...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2011
  • Length: 08:54
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Caption: Graham Shelby plays with Duy (in orange) and other kids at an orphanage in Vietnam in 1994.
Writer Graham Shelby grew up wondering what had happened to his father in Vietnam. Just after graduating from college in 1994, Graham went to find ...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2011
  • Length: 07:10
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A WW2 vet reflects on his time as a marine and his passion for growing dahlias.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2005
  • Length: 08:26
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Weeks after S. Spencer Scott interviewed Lavinia Gelineau about the loss of her husband Chris, a young soldier who was killed in Iraq, Lavinia hers...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2005
  • Length: 07:45
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Col. Villa
A student at United World College, Nelson Diaz Monterrosa, worked with Youth Media Project's Summer Intensive 2010 to produce this moving piece abo...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
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Mothers in the military talk about being deployed

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2005
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Host Martha Burk
When it comes to how we treat our veterans,we do pretty well in some areas, but fall down in others. Homelessness is one of the worst. It’s way t...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
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U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a sailor in the late 1960s.

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2012
  • Length: 01:45
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  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:34
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A single mom decides to marry her best friend before his deployment to Iraq.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2011
  • Length: 03:43
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Veterans Day was originally Armistice Day, the day that World War I was to end. Here's one veteran's experiences.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2004
  • Length: 03:45
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Officially the last American to be killed in World War I. In a cruel twist of fate, Henry Gunther "cheated life" by dying needlessly on a field in ...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2