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  • Tom Brokaw on the Legacy of the Greatest Generation
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    Tom Brokaw on the Legacy of the Greatest Generation

    Tom Brokaw talked about some of the important ideas produced by members of the “Greatest Generation,” a term he coined and the title of his bestselling book. Mr. Brokaw argued that because members of…

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  • Women Airforce Service Pilots Gold Medal Ceremony
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    Women Airforce Service Pilots Gold Medal Ceremony

    Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) received the Congressional Gold Medal for their service in World War II. The corps of female pilots was created in 1942 to fly military…

    3,795 views
  • National World War II Memorial Dedication
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    National World War II Memorial Dedication

    The National World War II Memorial was dedicated. Politicians, officials, and others made speeches praising the effort and sacrifice of the World War II generation. Portions of interviews,…

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  • emThe Greatest Generationem
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    The Greatest Generation

    Mr. Brokaw talked about his book, The Greatest Generation, published by Random House. The book is about Americans born in the 1920s who came of age during the Great Depression, fought in…

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  • Conversations with Veterans  World War II in the Pacific
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    Conversations with Veterans: World War II in the Pacific

    Veterans spoke about their experiences and operations in the Pacific while soldiers were landing at Normandy on D-Day.

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  • emThe Greatest Generation Speaksem
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    The Greatest Generation Speaks

    Mr. Brokaw talked about his book, The Greatest Generation Speaks, published by Random House. The book is a collection of personal memories and stories by and about those who fought in World…

    161 views
  • The Generations Past Present and Future
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    The Generations: Past, Present and Future

    Mr. Brokaw and Mr. Eastwood talked about past, present, and future generations and their impact on social and public policy. Among the topics they addressed were the influence of the World…

    121 views
  • Opening of the DDay Museum
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    Opening of the D-Day Museum

    During opening ceremonies for the National D-Day museum, participants praised veterans for their service in World War II and particularly those who sacrificed their lives during the…

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  • From World War II to the Baby Boomers
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    From World War II to the Baby Boomers

    The Farber Center for Civic Leadership held a conference on, “Citizenship, Leadership and Character: The World War II Generation to the Baby Boomers.” In the keynote address Mr. Brokaw…

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  • emThe Greatest Generationem
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    The Greatest Generation

    Mr. Brokaw talked about his book, The Greatest Generation, published by Random House. The book is about how ordinary citizens' sacrifices during World War II changed the course of American…

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