Airs Sunday, November 9 at 6 - 8 pmIn 2006, the original 4.5 million doughboys of World War One had shrunk to a mere handful of veterans, aged 105 to 113. The World War I Living History Project was the only media project to recognize the legacy and contributions of this passing generation of soldiers. The producers traveled the country, interviewing the last 10 soldiers of the “war to end all wars.” The award-winning program was hosted by veteran CBS anchor Walter Cronkite and was the subject of a CNN feature.
Airs Monday, September 11 at 8 p.m. Voices of the West: Veterans' Day pays tribute to the fighting men and women of America's armed forces through story, music and poetry. Highlights of our feature include archival recordings made on the battlefield by World War II journalist Alvin Josephy, an interview with the first woman to serve in the US marine corps, and a Native American comedian and singer who channels his experiences as a marine into his jokes and songs. "The moving, sincere, and startling moments in this program add up to a remarkable tribute to that whole class of unsung men and women.” Dick Cavett Talk Show Host.
Airs Monday, November 11 at 1 p.m. We’ll listen to music from films about soldiers readjusting to civilian life, including The Dear Hunter, The Best Years of Our Lives, Born on the Fourth of July and The Hurt Locker.