Brooklyn College has posted a mini-documentary featuring me and two women who served in Vietnam. (Gotta say, I ain’t a TV natural!)
This was shot over a year ago, and it highlights two amazing women. Sue O’Neil was a nurse at the 27th Surgical Hospital in Vietnam, and Dr. Jeannie Christie served as a Red Cross volunteer in Vietnam
Danny Friedman, Chapter 72, Brooklyn at the March 25, 2017 Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day, 55 Water Street, Manhattan. Danny is profiled in my book Bringing it All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City’s Vietnam Veterans.
Day two of the VVA Board of Directors and Conferencen of State Chapter Presidents meeting, Silver Spring, MD. Very moving and useful. Great opportunities for oral histories here.
The VVA is worrying about its longevity. Some years ago it decided to be a ‘last man standing’ organization. How long can it hold out? If the decision is made to close down, how will this be done? The VVA has assets that will have to be disposed of. But, even as discussion about this issue grows, membership numbers are increasing nationally; VVA now has 78,816 members, an all time high.
Anthony Wallace and I spoke today at Automotive High School, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, to a
I will be speaking about my book Brining It All Back Home at the Springfield Free Public Library at 7:00pm, on April 10, 2014.
The library is located at 66 Mountain Rd., Springfield, NJ 07081.
On Veterans Day, WNET (channels 13 and 21) posted an interview I did with them about the amazing veterans that I profile in my book. The segment airs on TV tonight and tomorrow:
WLIW(@WLIW21) Wednesday 11/13 7:30