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Vietnam War Veteran Robert Certain

Robert Certain was a U.S. Air Force B-52 navigator during the Vietnam War. While on a bombing mission over Hanoi, his plane was shot down, and he… read more

Robert Certain was a U.S. Air Force B-52 navigator during the Vietnam War. While on a bombing mission over Hanoi, his plane was shot down, and he was captured by the North Vietnamese and held for 100 days. He described his time in captivity, including interrogations he endured and his living conditions. He also discussed his subsequent career as a chaplain and the therapy he received to help him deal with the trauma of his captivity. This interview is from the Veterans History Project, and was conducted by the Atlanta History Center’s Kenan Research Center. close

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Vietnam War Veteran Robert Certain Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
511026-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
May 01, 2021 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 06, 2021 | 2:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 01, 2021 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2021 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 05, 2021 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2021 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2021 | 8:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2021 | 2:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3