Veterans Connections

Preserving The Stories Of The Vietnam War Event

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 6:00pm

The Central Library hosts a preview screening of The Vietnam War, followed by a panel discussion and community conversation. 


Podcast: WXXI's Interview with Lynn Novick

Listen to WXXI's Connections podcast interview with Lynn Novick, previewing the PBS Vietnam War Series to air in September. The ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick  is coming to PBS & WXXI-TV in September 2017.


Roadtrip Nation: The Next Mission

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 7:00pm

This episode follows three recent veterans as they journey cross-country to seek out fellow service members who have successfully transitioned into the workforce, and to obtain the insights they need to thrive in the next chapter of their own lives.


Last Ring Home

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:30pm

The Last Ring Home is the story of Lt Minter Dial and his 1932 Annapolis Naval Academy ring that miraculously made its way home 17 years after he was killed as a POW of the Japanese in WWII.


On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 7:00pm

This film captures a complex aspect of the Vietnam War: the legacy of Latino veterans and their families during the conflict.


The Draft

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:00pm

Hear how a single, controversial issue—who serves in the military—continues to define America.


Join the Studio Audience for Vietnam War Conversations on Connections

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 11:30am

Register to join us at The Little Theatre for Vietnam War Conversations during a special broadcast of Connections with Evan Dawson.


The Vietnam War: PBS 30 Minute Preview

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 3:30pm

A PBS Preview of THE VIETNAM WAR gives a 30 minute inside look at the making of the ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that is coming to PBS & WXXI-TV in September 2017.


CompeerCorps: Veterans Helping Veterans

CompeerCORPS is a program of Compeer  Rochester that employs the power of friendship  to help Veterans support one another. Learn More


A City in Conflict: Rochester During the Vietnam War

In this special edition of "Rochester History" in 1986, Assistant City Historian, Ruth Rosenber-Naparsteck, recounts the events of the Vietnam War era that took place in the City of Rochester.

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