Veterans Connections

The Day the 60s Died

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:00pm

In May 1970, four students were shot dead at Kent State. The mayhem that followed has been called the most divisive moment in American history since the Civil War.


Dick Cavett’s Vietnam

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 6:00pm

Examine the Vietnam War and its impact through interviews conducted on “The Dick Cavett Show.”


The Draft

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 9:00pm

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


Watch PBS Stories of Service

PBS Stories of Service includes Veterans Coming Home stories of military veterans, their families and communities to help bridge the military-civilian divide.


No Job for a Woman: The Women Who Fought to Report WWII

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:00pm

Before World War II, war reporting was considered No Job For a Woman.


WXXI Veterans Voices Project

WXXI is gathers stories told by local men and women who have served their country.


Special Screening of "Last Days in Vietnam"

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:00pm

Join us for a free screening of Last Days In Vietnam followed by a panel discussion.


American Experience: Last Days in Vietnam

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 7:00pm

April, 1975. During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, North Vietnamese forces closed in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, an unlikely group of heroes took matters into their own hands. Airs Friday May 5, 2017 at 7pm on WXXI-World


Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 2:00pm

The service of  women in the armed forces has been heroic, their sacrifices profound and their enormous accomplishments largely ignored.


Healed: Music, Medicine and Life with MS

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:00pm

Renowned cornet virtuoso Jim Klages was at the height of his career when he was diagnosed with MS.

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