Veterans Day

8:00pm

Tue November 11, 2014
Salute In Song

A Salute In Song For Veterans Day

Airs Tuesday, November 11 at 8 p.m. First known as Armistice Day, November 11th , is the day that World War I ended.

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6:00pm

Sun November 9, 2014
Living History Project

World War One Living History Project: Centenary Edition

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.

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7:35am

Tue November 12, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: On the origin of the holiday honoring veterans

Commentator Gary Joiner has a look back at the holiday honoring veterans on Nov. 11, and how it has changed over time.

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8:00pm

Mon November 11, 2013
In Honor of Veterans

In Honor of Veterans

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.

1:00pm

Mon November 11, 2013
Veterans Come Home

Veterans Come Home

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. 

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