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    Vietnam War POW Leon Ellis Oral History Interview

    Leon Ellis served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. His plane was shot down during a bombing run and he was held in North Vietnam as a prisoner of war for five years. Mr. Ellis…

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    What Remains

    George Washington University’s Sarah Wagner talked about the search for the remains of American soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War and are unaccounted for and presumed dead. This…

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    World War II POW and Concentration Camp Escapes and Rescues

    Co-authors David Mills and Kayla Westra talked about their book, Great Wartime Escapes and Rescues. In an illustrated talk, they focused on World War II prisoners of war and concentration…

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    Prisoners of War During the American Revolution

    History Professor T. Cole Jones talked about the culture of warfare during the 18th century in Europe and North America, and explained the logistics behind capturing prisoners of war. He…

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    Korean War Veteran John Jefferies Oral History Interview

    Army veteran John Jefferies talked about his experiences providing medical treatment for North Korean prisoners of war. This oral history interview was recorded in 2014 by the Korean War…

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    Ceremony to Remember Veterans and Prisoners of War

    President Trump honored veterans and POWs during remarks he made from the balcony overlooking the White House South Lawn. He touted the work he said his administration had done to improve the Veterans…

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    National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony

    The Department of Defense hosted a National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony at the Pentagon. The event includes remarks from Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist.

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    Vietnam POW Wives

    Former Vietnam War-era POW wives who joined forces on behalf of their captive and missing husbands shared their experiences. Heath Hardage Lee is the author of The League of Wives: The…

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    Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Rally, Speaking Program

    Rolling Thunder held its final scheduled motorcycle procession, known as the Ride for Freedom. The event started at the Pentagon, continued over the Arlington Memorial Bridge and ended near…

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    Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Rally, Ride for Freedom

    Rolling Thunder held its final scheduled motorcycle procession, known as the Ride for Freedom. The event started at the Pentagon, continued over the Arlington Memorial Bridge and ended near…

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    Artie Muller on Rolling Thunder Rally

    Artie Muller talked about Rolling Thunder’s mission and why the 2019 rally would be the last in the Washington D.C.-area.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Sarah Sanders answered reporters' questions. She was asked about President Trump’s disparaging tweets about former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, who recently criticized the president and released secret audio recordings from her time…

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    Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton

    Amy Shively Hawk talked about her stepfather, James Shively, and his imprisonment after his plane was shot down and he was captured by the North Vietnamese in 1967. Ms. Shively is the author of Six…

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    Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Ride

    A live scene was shown of the Rolling Thunder XXX “Ride for Freedom.” Members of the Rolling Thunder veterans' advocacy group were seen riding across the Arlington Memorial Bridge that…

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    Locating and Returning Remains of U.S. Service Members

    Two authors and a POW/MIA historian discussed efforts to locate and return the remains of deceased American service members in the aftermath of World War II. “Those Left Behind” was part of the…

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    Defense Department POW/MIA Ceremony

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter hosted the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony. Other speakers included Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), whose father was a prisoner of war, and retired…

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    American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South

    Carl Borick talked about his book, Relieve Us of This Burthen: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, 1780-1782, about the Revolutionary War period when British forces most…

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    Defiant

    Alvin Townley talked about his book Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned. In his book he recounts the imprisonment…

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    Andersonville Prison Commemoration

    A “Funeral for 13,000” was held at the Andersonville National Cemetery to remember the Union soldiers who died in captivity there during the Civil War. Keynote speakers included Sergeant Major of the…

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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's Court Martial

    Michelle McCluer talked about Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl’s court martial on charges of desertion following his 2009 disappearance while serving in Afghanistan.

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