Radio Archive by Tag

Veterans

  • Prologue.

    300: What's In A Number? 10.28.2005

    We're a nation at war, but it hardly feels like it. That contrast is especially jarring for ...IraqVeteransWar

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    258: Leaving the Fold 01.30.2004

    Host Ira Glass talks with two Vietnam veterans about what it was like to leave the army and come ...MilitaryVeterans

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  • War Story.

    203: Recordings for Someone 01.11.2002

    During the Persian Gulf War, John Brasfield was an army scout. He went on dangerous missions, in ...IraqVeteransWar

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  • Newfies.

    201: Them 12.07.2001

    Reporter Chris Brookes had always thought the story was a joke: During World War II, a black ...RaceVeteransWar

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  • Prologue.

    138: The Real Thing 08.27.1999

    The story of Jug Burkett, a businessman in Dallas and a Vietnam vet, who years ago routinely ...BusinessCrimeMental Health

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  • God Of War.

    96: Pinned by History 03.13.1998

    In Vietnam, Jeffrey Harris, with one year of grad school, judged which soldiers stayed and which ...HistoryJobs/EmploymentMental Health

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  • Prologue.

    71: Defying Sickness 08.01.1997

    Host Ira Glass with Walt Strommer, on Dreams of Disabled People. (6 minutes)Health Care/MedicineVeteransWar

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  • The Port Chicago 50.

    37: The Job That Takes Over Your Life 09.27.1996

    The story of the worst stateside disaster during World War II, at Port Chicago, an ammunition ...BoatsHistoryJobs/Employment

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