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Caption: Keven Joyce, umpiring a JV baseball game in Plymouth, Credit: Otis Gray
50 years after the infamous Battle of Hue, a Vietnam vet talks about living with memories you have no choice but to carry.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 04:34
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Love in the military! Discipline can be funny, especially when it doesn’t happen to you; military marriage in the words of the US Army and Lehigh V...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2018
  • Length: 39:37
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Gregg explores what it it was like for his father, as a cadet on a Liberty Ship during WWII. We take our microphone on a voyage on the Jeremiah O’...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
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Gregg explores what it it was like for his father, as a cadet on a Liberty Ship during WWII. We take our microphone on a voyage on the Jeremiah O'...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
Caption: Timely, In-Depth Progressive Analysis Since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Trump's Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Agreement Casts Shadow Over U.S.-Nort...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier appeared at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, Cal. as part of her nationwide tour for "Rifles and Rosary Beads.", Credit: Libby Denkmann/American Homefront
For her new album, Nashville singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier collaborated with veterans to write songs about war, service, and life after the milit...

Bought by Texas Public Radio and KPBS


  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 2
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The first episode of A New York Minute In History explores the lives of Henry Johnson and Tommy Hitchcock Jr., World War I heroes with ties to New ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:45
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“Our discomfort and our grappling is not a sign of failure. It’s a sign that we’re living at the edge of our imaginations.” America Ferrera is a cu...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: A nuclear bomb and its parachute rest in a field near Goldsboro, N.C. after falling from a B-52 bomber in 1961. If it had detonated, it could have instantly killed thousands of people. , Credit: U.S. Air Force
During the Cold War, U.S. planes accidentally dropped nuclear bombs on the east coast, in Europe, and elsewhere. "Dumb luck" prevented a historic c...

Bought by WUSF, Texas Public Radio, North Country Public Radio, KPBS, and KMUD


  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Army veteran Adam John Halvorsen and his girlfriend, Angela Del Castillo, were the first participants in a Safe Parking Program on the West Los Angeles VA campus., Credit: Libby Denkmann/American Homefront
In the first program of its kind in the nation, the West Los Angeles VA has opened its campus to veterans who sleep in their cars. Officials say it...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPBS, Texas Public Radio, WUSF, and KMUD


  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 5
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For nearly a decade, Adele Levine and Etaine Raphael worked side by side to ensure soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan would be able to na...

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Cathy Sprigg remembers her son, Army Specialist Robert Joseph Allen, who committed suicide while serving in the military.

Bought by Enchantment Radio


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
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The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, aka ‘drone,’ is increasingly the weapon of choice in America's military operations. Many laud its ability to maintain ...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KRZA and more


  • Added: May 28, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Creative Forces and finding a tribe for veterans: Healing and building community through art.

  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:18
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The Iraq War ended in December 2011, a dramatic setting for former U.S. Army Captain Matt Gallagher, who discusses his novel, YOUNGBLOOD, which dra...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A bugler plays Taps at Bay Pines National Cemetery as veterans stand at attention for their fellow former service members who died without close relatives., Credit: Bobbie O'Brien/American Homefront
Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who died in military service. But a group of military veterans in Florida works all year to commemorate...

Bought by KBBI, KPBS, Texas Public Radio, North Country Public Radio, and KMUD


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Members of the Cal. National Guard stand silently as the backdrop for a news conference in El Centro, Cal. by the local head of Customs and Border Protection, Gloria Chavez., Credit: Steve Walsh/American Homefront
In California - a state with strong differences with the White House on immigration policy - about 400 troops are on border duty. But they're keepi...

Bought by KMUD, WUSF, Texas Public Radio, KRZA, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Timely, In-Depth Progressive Analysis Since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: With Trump's New War Cabinet in Place, Danger of US Conflict with Iran Ri...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WRIR, and KMXT


  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Boots on the Ground jacket cover, Credit: John Dittman, Stars & Strips
The Vietnam War remains a thorn in the side of America’s history. More than 57-thousand US soldiers died and an untold number of Vietnamese civilia...

Bought by KCBX and KVSC


  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We’ll hear about Iraqi monuments kept hostage by US troops, denying access to the Iraqis to whom they belong.

  • Added: May 20, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Vietnam-era veteran Diane Fike selects vegetables at the Austin, Tex. VA food pantry. Studies have found a growing number of veterans are food insecure, including many who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan., Credit: Carson Frame/American Homefront
More than 1.4 million veterans of all ages rely on government food assistance, but food insecurity is disproportionately common among post 9/11 vet...

Bought by WUSF, KPBS, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Timely, In-
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Israel Massacres Dozens of Palestinians at Gaza Border as U.S. 'Celebrate...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WRIR, and KMXT


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Atilano Bernardo David, Credit: Alden Bruce
A short Memorial Day affirmation from WWII veteran, Atilano Bernardo David, describes shares his wisdom on resilience after surviving war and the B...

  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:51
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An Iraqi tells us about the absence of certain sounds in the Arabic language, and a veteran reads letters from her former grade school teacher’s cl...

  • Added: May 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:44
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Three powerful interviews about the ongoing catastrophe in Palestine and Gaza on the eve of the Nakba.

  • Added: May 12, 2018
  • Length: 56:01