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82-year-old retired trauma surgeon Bill Meffert, who cared for wounded soldiers in Vietnam, reflects on that bloody experience and the words of a p...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 35:44
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My father was an American soldier in the Vietnam War. I don't know my dad at all.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eleanor Wilner
We begin Women's History Month with The Augurs: Women of an Age. This public poetry reading features a a group of women poets, all over the age of ...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Michael Hirsh tells his story of being an Army Combat Correspondent in Vietnam.
Punta Gorda resident and WGCU reporter Michael Hirsh shares a first-hand account of his Vietnam War experiences, including audio recordings he made...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Norman Corwin with Katy Sewall, Credit: Katy Sewall
Norman Corwin is widely acclaimed as one of the greatest writer–director–producer's of radio's Golden Age. Radio educator, Tony Palermo, says that ...

Bought by WABE, WAMU, KSUT, and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 49:32
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

Bought by WJCT, KYUK, KFAI, Radio Phoenix, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 26:24
  • Purchases: 8
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This hour features four Vermont soldiers captured at the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. The program weaves together their stories of capture,...

Bought by WXDU and KREV-LP


  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 56:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Chris Hondros in Libya, Credit: John Moore (Getty Images)
News and features on the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2011
  • Length: 07:57
Caption: On Their Own, Credit: Joyce Hoffman
Covering a beat, or a family: two different perspectives on women at war

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Sep 10, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
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We grew up in America after 9/11. Our world is full of disasters. Now it's our time to step up or sit out.

Bought by KSFR, KSJD, KCUR, KQED, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2008
  • Length: 55:58
  • Purchases: 23
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We found one National Guard Chaplain from upstate New York who kept an audio diary in Iraq. His family also kept a diary back in Saranac Lake, NY.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2008
  • Length: 05:00
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Sixty years after the bombing of Hiroshima, a 67 year old survivor relates his story of that day in a class of students who are the same age now as...

Bought by KUER, KFAI, KSFR, and WCQS


  • Added: Jul 20, 2005
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Professional soldiers in Fort Benning, Georgia talk of the challenges facing themselves and their families as they prepare to go to war. Produced ...

Bought by WMPG, WFHB, KVSC, KVNF, WXDU and more


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 11