Saving Private Ryan and Historical Accuracy

In 1998, the Academy Award-winning World War II film Saving Private Ryan was released in theaters. The movie portrays the 1944 D-Day invasion of… read more

In 1998, the Academy Award-winning World War II film Saving Private Ryan was released in theaters. The movie portrays the 1944 D-Day invasion of Normandy, France and a mission to find a soldier behind enemy lines. Historians explored the accuracy of the opening Omaha Beach landing scene and they then discussed the historical accuracy of the film in general. The event was part of a symposium held at the National World War II Museum to mark the 20th anniversary of the film’s release. close

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  • Robert Citino Senior Historian National World War II Museum
  • Kevin Farrell Chief (Former) U.S. Military Academy->Military History
  • Martin Loicano Executive Director Institute for the Study of War and Democracy
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Program ID:
446372-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 2018 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 02, 2019 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 21, 2018 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2018 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 02, 2018 | 9:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 02, 2018 | 3:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 02, 2018 | 9:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2018 | 3:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2019 | 2:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2019 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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