Paid Advertisement
Historynet/feed historynet feedback facebook link Weider History Group RSS feed Weider Subscriptions Historynet Home page

DVD Review - Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories

By R.V. Lee 
Originally published on HistoryNet.com. Published Online: June 28, 2011 
Print Friendly
2 comments FONT +  FONT -

The time-honored tradition of individual states honoring their own to die in a national conflict has been replicated in one form or another since Gettysburg. The Vietnam War is no exception, and of late there has been a growing number of tributes arising from the state and local level.

The award-winning Wisconsin Public Television film Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories aired in 2010. Produced by Wisconsin Public Television, the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs, this high-quality production is a deftly organized collection of oral histories of Wisconsin veterans, complimented with an excellent selection of historic film footage. The film offers a good overview of the history of the conflict. Throughout, participants talk movingly and honestly about the war, many of them speaking for the first time about their wartime experiences in Vietnam, of the prevailing prejudices of the times, the realities of war, American miscalculations and failures. It is a top-notch, moving film.

This film is not just for the veterans and people of Wisconsin, but serves for the entire nation with its poignant remembrances that add further dimension to our understanding of the war.

2010, Wisconsin Public Television, www.wisconsinstories.org/vietnam
 


2 Responses to “DVD Review - Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories”


  1. 1
    Craig E. Williams says:

    I would like to request a catolog of DVD's on the Vietnam War.



Leave a Reply

Human Verification: In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Related Articles


History Net Images Spacer
Paid Advertisement
Paid Advertisement
History Net Daily Activities
History net Spacer
History net Spacer
Historynet Spacer
HISTORYNET READERS' POLL

Which of these wars resulted in the most surprising underdog upset?

View Results | See previous polls

Loading ... Loading ...
History net Spacer
STAY CONNECTED WITH US
RSS Feed Daily Email Update
History net Spacer
Paid Advertisement History net Spacer
Paid Advertisement

Paid Advertisement
What is HistoryNet?

The HistoryNet.com is brought to you by Weider History, the world's largest publisher of history magazines. HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines.

If you are interested in a specific history subject, try searching our archives, you are bound to find something to pique your interest.

From Our Magazines
Weider History

Weider History Network:  HistoryNet | Armchair General | Achtung Panzer! | StreamHistory.com
Today in History | Ask Mr. History | Picture of the Day | Daily History Quiz | Contact Us

Copyright © 2014 Weider History. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
Advertise With Us | Subscription Help | Privacy Policy