Veterans Connections

The Vietnam War: PBS 30 Minute Preview

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 10:30pm

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.

The Vietnam War: PBS 30 minute Preview On-Demand

See a PBS Preview of THE VIETNAM WAR on-demand. This is a 30 minute preview 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.

They Were Our Fathers On-Demand


Over 20,000 American children lost their fathers during the Vietnam War. Their stories serve as powerful testimonies about the true cost of war. Watch On-Demand

Reel Mind Filmfest Features: Almost Sunrise

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 7:00pm

The Reel Mind Film Fest to feature Almost Sunrise, about a veterans of the Iraq war and their journey to bring support to other vets.

National Bird

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:00pm

National Bird follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: The secret U. S. drone war.

American War Stories: Vietnam Part 3

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 3:00pm

A 3 part series features the U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia in the '50s and '60s.

America Reframed: The Last Season

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 5:00pm

In the forests of Oregon's Cascade Mountains, bustling camps of migrant workers hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom. Here, Kouy Loch, a 46-year-old former platoon leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Freedom Fighters crosses paths with Roger Higgins, a 75-year-old veteran sniper with the U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam.  

Farmer Veteran on WXXI-World

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 8:00pm

To cultivate his healing from post-traumatic stress disorder, an Army combat veteran starts a farm and explores its potential in Farmer/Veteran from Independent Lens.

Last Ring Home

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 3:30pm

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.

Return to Normandy

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 3:00pm
Twenty-two World War II veterans are invited on a trip to attend the 70th anniversary celebration of the invasion of D-Day in Normandy, France.

 

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