Special Programming

Curated special programming from Chicago Public Media and Public Radio producers from across the country.

Special Programming:  Monday, Sept 1, 2014,  Labor Day:

9am:  "The Science of Smart" (American Radio Works)

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better.

We’ll explore some of the big ideas coming out of brain science by meeting the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds onto knowledge. And we’ll also meet the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

http://www.americanradioworks.org/documentaries/the-science-of-smart/

 

12pm America Abroad:  "When Water Scarcity Leads to Conflict"

The struggle to secure clean water is intensely felt in Sub Saharan Africa and Pakistan.  You’ll hear stories of those caught up in that struggle. Including from unapologetic water thieves, reporters turned refugees, and rural residents whose way of life may be completed decimated because of the wording in a decades old international treaty. Also the voices of American officials, NGO’s, and entrepreneurs on what the West can and should do to help those in need.  

http://www.americaabroad.org/radio/programs/documentaries/?prog=when_water_scarcity_leads_to_conflict

 

2pm "Chewing the Fat Labor Day Special with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu"

Louisa Chu and Monica Eng help make your Labor Day load a little lighter with advice on summer tomatoes, sustainable fish and the best dining room music in the city. Also, you can take a trip to one of Chicago’s new Dong Bei (BAY) regional restaurants and learn what’s best to order. All that and more on the Chewing the Fat Labor Day special

 

 

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Special Programming:  Friday, July 4, 2014:

9am "Right To Vote" (Humankind)

A look at the much-contested right to vote in America:  from slaves freed after the Civil War, to women’s suffrage, to the civil rights movement, to today's debate over whether voters should be required to show I-D at the polls. In The Right to Vote, we you’ll hear diverse voices and views of the long battle over who is included in our democracy.    http://humanmedia.org/rtvstations/

 

12pm "America Abroad:  The Power of Art in a Changing Middle East"

Film, music and art are often the best ways to capture the will and the mood of the people in times of turmoil. Art sometimes has the power to move millions where politics fails.  We attempt to identify some prominent artistic voices in the Middle East, North Africa and in South Asia and evaluate their take on liberal ideals, on sectarian violence, on terrorism and how they're being received by audiences in both the Arab and Muslim communities and in the West.  http://www.americaabroad.org/radio

 

1pm-3pm  Science Friday -- Two Hours

 

3pm  Nerdette: Great Lady Nerds of American History (WBEZ)

Nerdette features the stories of women too often relegated to the footnotes of history books.  You’ll hear  the story of journalist Nellie Bly, astronaut Sally Ride, painter Georgia O'Keeffe, women of the civil rights movement and more. Join us as hosts Tricia and Greta bring the stories of these remarkable and trailblazing women to life.      http://nerdettepodcast.com/

 

 

 

 

Special Programming: Monday, May 26, 2014:

9am “Chewing the Fat:  Grilling Special” 
 
As you get ready to host or attend a Memorial Day barbecue Monica Eng and Louisa Chu offer grilling tips from Chicago pitmaster and “Low and Slow” author Gary Wiviott. We chat with broadcaster Bill Kurtis about his new all-grass-fed beef hot dog, which he calls a health food. And we learn from gluten free author and blogger April Peveteaux how to  accommodate gluten free guests at your next cookout.
 
12pm “Mine Enemy: The Story of German POWs in America”
 
During World War II, some 400,000 captured German soldiers were shipped across the Atlantic to prison camps dotted throughout the U.S. Suddenly the enemy was hoeing the back garden, and sometimes, sitting at the kitchen table. This sound-rich, hour-long special combines archival sound and period music with voices of those who lived this most unusual moment in history.
 
 

 

Special Programming:  Thursday, February 13, 2014:

2pm "Backstory:  Love Me Did -- A History of Courtship"

In anticipation of Valentine's Day, the History Guys explore three centuries of pre-marital intimacy. Did economic considerations used to play a greater role in coupling? In what ways have dating practices challenged class & racial boundaries? Has the idea of “romance” itself morphed over time?

http://backstoryradio.org/shows/love-me-did-a-history-of-courtship-rebroadcast/

3pm "ReWriting Black History -- A State of the Re:Union Special"

In this hour, State of the Re:Union zeroes in on some Black History alternate narratives, ones edited out of the mainstream imagining of Black History… and deconstructing the popular perception of certain celebrated moments. From a more complicated understanding of the impact of the Civil Rights Act of ’64 on Jackson, Mississippi… to a city in Oklahoma still trying to figure out how to tell the history of one particular race riot… to one woman’s wrangling with her own personal racial history.

http://stateofthereunion.com/redefining-black-history/

 

 

 

MLK Day Special Programming, Monday, January 20, 2014:

Morning Edition airs until 9am**

9am "King's Last March" (American Radio Works/APM)

Although it was one of the most challenging and controversial chapters of his career, the final year of King's life has not been the focus of significant public attention. This dramatic and illuminating documentary uses a rich mix of archival tape, oral histories and contemporary interviews to paint a vivid picture of what may have been the most difficult year of Dr. King's life.

http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/king/

 

12pm "America Abroad: Syria and the Responsibility to Protect"  (Encore from 1/15/14)

Does the international community have a moral obligation to intervene more aggressively in Syria? We take a look back at past conflicts - Rwanda, Bosnia, Iraq and Libya - through the eyes of those who both analyzed and experienced these crises first-hand. We also hear from Syrian refugees in Lebanon who are conflicted over the question of Western intervention.

http://www.americaabroad.org/radio/programs/documentaries/?prog=syria_and_the_responsibility_to_protect

 

1pm - 3pm "Here and Now" (Live)

 

3pm  All Mixed up with Martin Luther King Jr. (PRX and Peter Bochan)

An impressionistic hour. A Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr and the historic March on Washington.  Join us on "A Shortcut Back to Washington 1963" with the voices, sounds and music that was popular as activists marched on Washington, including Mahalia jackson, "Little" Stevie Wonder, the Rooftop Singers, JFK, Walter Cronkite, the Four Seasons, Peter, Paul & Mary , Pete Seeger and 4th Grade Students from the Hudson Valley, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole blended with Eleanor Roosevelt, Ingrid Michealson featuring students from Newtown, John Lennon and the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir, John & Yoko (Africa Mix) [feat. Rokia Traore], Moodswings and much more.  

http://mixedup.com/

 

 

 

NEW YEAR'S DAY Special Programming Wednesday, January 1, 2014…Morning Edition until 9am**

9am “Capitol Steps: Politics Takes A Holiday New Year’s Edition 2013"

Help roast 2013 to a crisp with the Capitol Steps and their annual year-in-review awards ceremony.  The hour-long special, “Politics Takes a Holiday” will feature all-new awards, such as:   “Best Moment in Senator Ted Cruz’s 21-hour Filibuster,” “Most ‘icky’  Tweet from Carlos Danger,”  “Best Thigh-Reducing Exercises to do While Waiting for Healthcare.gov” and, of course, “Best Reason to Spy On the American Public- Because You Can!”

http://www.capsteps.com/radio/

 

12pm America Abroad – Global Entrepreneurship (Re-airing from 12/18)

The U.S. is often thought of as the land of innovation – a great habitat for entrepreneurs. And, this is still the case. But, why are other regions of the world producing entrepreneurs at a faster rate than the United States?     

http://www.americaabroad.org/radio/programs/documentaries/?prog=global_entrepreneurship

 

1pm – 3pm Here and Now (Live)

 

3pm “Curious City Special” (WBEZ) Encore

Curious City answers your questions to just about anything relating to Chicago, the region and its people. From nuclear weapons to donuts, Victorian sexuality to vintage motels ... in this hour Curious City brings you answers to some of the best Chicago history questions you've posed to Curious City this past year.

http://www.wbez.org/series/curious-city

 

NEW YEARS EVE Special Programming -- Tuesday, December 31, 2013: Morning Edition until 9am**

9am “Sound Opinions Best Albums of 2013” (WBEZ/PRX)

Music fans and critics love making lists: Top 5 Driving Songs, Top 5 Bass Lines, and so on. But this is the list that really counts: The Best Albums of the Year. What did 2013 sound like and what are the albums you need to know about? Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot give you the answers..

http://www.prx.org/pieces/107171-sound-opinions-presents-the-best-albums-of-2013#timing-and-cues

 

12pm “Intelligence Squared Debate – Don’t Eat Anything With a Face”

According to a 2009 poll, around 1% of American adults reported eating no animal products. In 2011 that number rose to 2.5%--more than double, but still dwarfed by the 48% who reported eating meat, fish or poultry at all of their meals. In this country, most of us are blessed with an abundance of food and food choices. So taking into account our health, the environment and ethical concerns, which diet is best? Are we or aren't we meant to be carnivores?  Listen for this Oxford-styled debate on vegetariansim moderated by John Donvan.

THE MOTION: Don't eat anything with a face

FOR: "Quitting meat is like quitting smoking - you don't even think about it because you feel healthier."  Dr. Neal Barnard, Clinical Researcher & Author, 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart

"Animal agriculture is one of the top contributors to the most serious environmental problems we're facing on the planet, including climate change." Gene Baur, President and Co-Founder, Farm Sanctuary & Author, Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food

 

AGAINST: "Seven out of eight relevant studies found that compared to omnivores, vegetarians have a greater risk of mental disorders." Chris Masterjohn, Nutritional Sciences Researcher & Blogger, The Daily Lipid

"I don't have any problem with vegans. They become our best customers."Joel Salatin, the iconic farmer and author featured in Food, Inc. and The Omnivore's Dilemma

http://intelligencesquaredus.org/debates/past-debates/item/910-dont-eat-anything-with-a-face

 

2pm “Nerdette: Best of” (WBEZ)

Get to know great lady nerds of history and hear from teenage girls learning to code right now. It's the best of Nerdette Podcast's conversations with authors, scientists and nerds of all stripes.

 

3pm “At What Cost:  Risk in the New Economy”  (WBEZ)

Niala Boodhoo hosts this special hour of stories and conversations from the Afternoon Shift. What does it mean to take a risk in today’s economy? Niala talks to entrepreneurs, financial traders, and a neuro-economist to find out.

 

8pm – 1am "Toast of the Nation" (NPR)

You’re invited to five parties, from east to west, with musical fireworks for midnight in all four continental time zones.  It’s jazz you can party to…spirited, improvised, grooving and swinging.

This year Toast of the Nation makes New Year’s Eve stops in Boston, Washington DC, New York, CHICAGO’s Mayne Stage,  and Denver (possibly the Monterey Jazz Festival.)  Our party starts at 8..and goes all the way through until 1am! 


http://www.npr.org/series/6729178/toast-of-the-nation
 

 

 

CHRISTMAS DAY Special Programming -- Wednesday, December 25, 2013:

9am “Ties That Bind: A Storycorps 10th Anniversary Special” (NPR)

There are questions we would answer, if only we were asked. How did we grow up? What do we remember about home? What about our family?  “Ties that Bind” is a celebration of the first decade of StoryCorps.  Recorded in StoryCorps' own interview booth in Manhattan, this special features Dave and Scott in an unscripted conversation about the importance of humanity, intimacy and the need to bear witness. They share stories about StoryCorps' beginnings and its growth into an archive of interviews with nearly 100,000 Americans from every state of the union.

Dave and Scott also revisit some of the most beloved conversations, reflect on Studs Terkel's speech at the launch of the project, get updates from the participants, and go behind-the-scenes of a StoryCorps interview.

Listen in on some unforgettable StoryCorps moments: Danny and Annie Perasa share their belief in the everlasting power of their love in the face of death, the amazing Ms. Divine leaves her mark, Monique Ferrer remembers her husband who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11, and Scott Simon shares one of the last recorded conversations he had with his mother Patricia in a StoryCorps recording booth.

This program is NOT available on demand.  More information about Storycorps is available at:  http://storycorps.org/

 

 

12pm Mexico Uncovered (PRX/Round Earth Media)

The U.S. and Mexico share deep personal, economic, geographic and cultural connections, but our understanding of Mexico is often limited by stereotype and media exaggeration. Mexico Uncovered takes you on a trip to the Mexico you don’t know.. 

This one hour special is reported by some of the most talented young journalists working in public radio today, …all of them bilingual and regular contributors to Marketplace, Morning Edition and The World,..

http://www.prx.org/pieces/103322-mexico-uncovered

 

2pm  Teenage Diaries Revisited (PRX)

A lot of life happens in two decades.  Back in the 1990s, Radio Diaries producer Joe Richman gave tape recorders to a handful of teens and asked them to report on their own lives. Now, almost 20 years later, Joe has checked back in... With Josh, still struggling with Tourette syndrome as an adult; Melissa, who was a teen mom and is now the mom of a teenager; and Juan, a Mexican immigrant who is now a father and husband...and still undocumented. 

http://www.prx.org/pieces/107367-teenage-diaries-revisited-hour-special

 

3pm Sound Opinions Holiday Spectacular Rock N Pop (PRX)

This Christmas special is like none other. Holiday music collector and expert Andy Cirzan scours record stores, dustbins and basements to find the best and most unique tunes for the season. And each year he joins Jim and Greg and treats Sound Opinions listeners to an hour of music and a free mix to download. This year is Rock 'n' Pop Xmas--surprising holiday selections from some of the best bands in music history--XTC, The Band, The Kinks, The Beatles and more.

http://www.soundopinions.org/

 

 

CHRISTMAS EVE Special Programming -- Tuesday, December 24, 2013:

9am “Curious City History Special” (WBEZ)

Curious City answers your questions to just about anything relating to Chicago, the region and its people. From nuclear weapons to donuts, Victorian sexuality to vintage motels ... in this hour Curious City brings you answers to some of the best Chicago history questions you've posed to Curious City this past year.

http://www.wbez.org/series/curious-city

 

12pm “The State We’re In” (WBEZ)

WBEZ’s “State We’re In” Podcast host Jonathan Groubert (grew-BARE) talks with “Eat, Pray, Love” author Elizabeth Gilbert about her new book, and the challenges of  staying creative when confronted with a soul crushing level of success.  Plus, celebrating a brandy soaked Orthodox Christmas on top of a Bosnian mountain in the middle of a blizzard…and you’ll hear an incredible fairytale of loss and redemption.

http://www.wbez.org/podcasts

 

2pm “Live Wire Holiday Special- Hour 1” (PRX)

Join us for a special hour of music, unpredictable conversation and live performance with among others, actor Stephen Tobolowsky,  Rodney Hicks of Broadway’s “Rent” and Pink Martini’s Storm Large…

http://www.livewireradio.org/

 

3pm “Chewing the Fat Holiday Edition” (WBEZ)

This Christmas eve, dig into a special Chewing the Fat holiday edition as Louisa Chu and Monica Eng enlist author Michael Ruhlman to help WBEZ’s Alex Keefe cook his Christmas goose.  Take a trip to Andersonville and down memory lane with a song and a plate of lutefisk from Svea (SVAY-ah) Restaurant. Catch confectioner Katherine Duncan describe her rum truffle balls…And learn the origins of a fluffy white plum dumpling at the Christkindlmarket.  This and more on the Chewing the Fat holiday episode.

http://www.wbez.org/podcasts

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Day Special Programming - Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013:

9am -11am :  BEST OF THE BEST: The 2013 Third Coast Festival Broadcast

The Third Coast International Audio Festival brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in a special two-hour program, Best of the Best: The 2013 Third Coast Festival Broadcast.

The featured documentaries, all winners of the 13th annual TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, demonstrate just how powerful radio can be. Innovative and insightful, the stories will engage, provoke, entertain, and transport listeners, proving that all you need to discover new worlds is...a little box and an antenna. In addition to these memorable stories, Best of the Best includes interviews with winning producers Kenny Malone, Alicia Zuckerman, Tim Howard, Linda Lutton and Alex Kotlowitz who give us a glimpse into the art of audio storytelling.

http://thirdcoastfestival.org/

 

12pm: Snap Judgment - Gratitude

'Tis the season to chronicle our good fortune. Snap Judgment looks back on some of the stories we were especially thankful for.  Including, “Secrets In Siberia.” Mike Ramsdell served as a covert operative for the federal government. He was assigned to capture and extract a high level target from Russia, but the mission went horribly wrong.    “Shinto River Feast.”  As Glynn and crew are hiking up the mountains of Japan they are blessed with the fruit from the gods.  Or so they think…AND “Buried Alive”

When Ricky Megee emerges from a shallow grave in the harsh Australian outback, fate forces him to redefine "food" as he struggles for survival.

http://snapjudgment.org/

 

3pm:  WBEZ Special: Chewing the Fat –Thanksgiving Edition

On this special Thanksgiving edition of Chewing the Fat, hosts Monica Eng and Louisa Chu are joined by a family of cooks.  Celebrity chef siblings Mike and Pat Sheerin stop in with competing side dishes, and their mother Carol comes along to help keep them in line.  The brothers share some gourmet sides to inspire your Thanksgiving meal.  Plus, turkey that’s been boiled in a bag?  Sous vide preparation is all the rage, but is it right for your Thanksgiving bird? We take a bite into the boiled beast.  And then there's everyone's favorite dish -- the dessert.  Renowned pie maker Megan Miller shares some of the secrets that have put Bang-Bang Pie Shop's baked treats in such high demand -- and it's about much more than just the filling.

http://www.wbez.org/content/chewing-fat-podcast-louisa-chu-and-monica-eng

 

 

 

Labor Day Special Programming -- Monday, Sept. 2, 2013:

9am Hearing Voices:  Nine to Five

The work we do -- from Wall Street traders to taxi cab drivers. People who work with brassieres, with dead bodies, and off-the-books in an underground economy. A tone-poem by Ken Nordine, a podcast from Love and Radio, and sound-portraits from Radio Diaries, Toni Schwartz, Ben Rubin, David Greenberger, and hosts Ann Heppermann and Kara Oehler.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/82893-hv030-nine-to-five

 

12pm Working With Studs

For many years radio editor, Sydney Lewis, worked side by side with Studs Terkel on his radio show and his books. For this remembrance, told in a seamless blend of documentary and reminiscence, she brings together a crew of Stud's co-workers with their great stories along with  previously-unheard tape of Studs himself.   Working with Studs – on this Labor Day.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/47772-working-with-studs#description

 

3pm:  The Mind of the Innovator

From the National Science Foundation, A look at how engineers think and where innovation originates.

We’re told almost daily that we need innovation; that it drives prosperity and economic growth and is the engine of job creation.  We hear about these innovations all the time.  But do we ever stop and wonder where the innovation comes from?  What fosters it?  How we keep it flowing?  In this program  the stories of some real-world change-makers, and we examine just where their big ideas come from and demonstrate exactly how innovators cultivate an environment of curiosity and experimentation.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/73846-the-mind-of-the-innovator#description

 

 

 

 

 

July 4th and July 5th Special Programming 2013

Thursday July 4, 2013:

9am CAPITOL STEPS:  Politics Takes a Holiday 4th of July Edition 2013

The Gang of 8 has announced that in order to be a citizen of the United States, you have to listen to the Capitol Steps 4th of July special, "Politics Takes a Holiday!"  Statistics show that many people who have not listened to past specials have been audited by the IRS. Coincidence? Probably!  So relax and celebrate your country by helping The Capitol Steps make fun of it. It's not like there isn't a lot of material to work with... Not for the faint of heart or for those

http://www.capsteps.com/

 

12pm  BURN: An Energy Journal –The Switch

The nation's electric grid now penetrates all aspects of our daily lives; yet we don't give it a second thought until something goes awry — when we're suddenly groping in the dark searching for flashlights, worrying about what might spoil in the fridge, especially in the heat of the summer.

Consider this: The average customer loses power for 214 minutes per year, according to a study by Carnegie Mellon that found the United States ranks toward the bottom among developed nations in terms of the reliability of its electricity service.

Our aging electric power grid, the patchwork system that transmits and distributes electricity from plants to consumers, is aging and stretched to capacity

BURN examines the state of America’s electric power grid and the science needed to modernize it. Can 21st century electrical engineers use "smart grid" technology to prevent power outages?

http://www.apmstations.org/programs/overview.php?pgm_code=brn

 

2pm PAPER MACHETE (WBEZ Production)

WBEZ brings your favorite salon in a saloon podcast to the radio as The Paper Machete presents Chicago’s best humorists in an all-American variety hour. This July 4th special features essays on topics ranging from immigration to pets in American history, with music by country crooner Robbie Fulks and chanteuse Bethany Thomas.

The Paper Machete is a free, weekly “live magazine” covering pop culture, current events and American manners. Part spoken-word show, part vaudeville revue, The Paper Machete features comedians, journalists, storytellers and musical guests performing live every Saturday in the historic Green Mill bar in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.  

More on this special here

3pm  WALKING ACROSS AMERICA – Advice for a Young Man
(Originally aired April 21st on WBEZ)

Andrew Forsthoefel set out at age 23 to walk across America, East to West, 4000 miles, with a sign on him that said, "Walking to Listen". This hour, co-produced with Jay Allison, tracks his epic journey. It's a coming of age story, and a portrait of this country - big-hearted, wild, innocent, and wise.  Andrew thought people would be resistant to being interviewed. Not so. He says the vast majority wanted to be heard, and they didn’t mind the recorder. Nearly every time, they had something they wanted to share.  He says “I was wearing a sign that said “Walking to Listen,” and there was no shortage of people to listen to.”

http://www.prx.org/pieces/94630-walking-across-america-advice-for-a-young-man

 

Friday July 5, 2013:

9am Friday July 5th -- Q With Jian Ghomeshi: The Joni Mitchell Special

(originally aired on June 11)

A one-hour feature interview with folk icon, Joni Mitchell. Jian Ghomeshi flew to the artist's home in Los Angeles specifically for this interview. The wide-ranging conversation covers everything from why she stopped singing to originality versus plagiarism in the music industry. Joni Mitchell in conversation with Jian Ghomeshi.

http://www.cbc.ca/q/

 

12pm Friday July 5 - Diary of a Bad Year: A War Correspondent’s Dilemma

NPR's Kelly McEvers offers an unprecedented and intimate portrait of the sacrifices reporters and their families make to tell untold stories -- and the sometimes dangerous allure of the job.

The program includes interviews with Anna Blundy, the daughter of a journalist killed in El Salvador; renowned war correspondent Paul Wood of the BBC; longtime conflict writer Jon Lee Anderson of The New Yorker; famed correspondent Christiane Amanpour of CNN; and Sebastian Junger, who with the late Tim Hetherington made the award-winning film, "Restrepo," about the war in Afghanistan.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/98570-diary-of-a-bad-year-a-war-correspondent-s-dilemma#description

 

 

 

 

 

Memorial Day Special Programming - Monday May 27th, 2013

9am: State of the Re:Union - Stories of Veterans Returning Home From War

More than two million veterans have come home so far from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. For returning veterans, reintegrating into society can be a challenge. How do you find your place, when you've changed adn the people you love don't recognize you? When that old life is gone and you have to start a new one from scratch. In this hour State of the Re:Union explores reintegration and asks the question: how do you come back home from war?

http://stateofthereunion.com/

Noon: Liner Notes - War in Place

An extraordinary hour, Tom Brokaw and others discuss Memorials, Veterans, Vietnam and Wars.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/26081

2pm: Backstory - The Civil War: Questions Remain

In this third part of BackStory's “Civil War 150th” series, the History Guys present a special listener Q & A. The episode picks up on some of the themes of the previous two “Civil War 150th” episodes, and puts a number of new questions on the table. What role did religion play in the lead-up to war? Why did Abraham Lincoln free the slaves in the Confederate states before he freed the slaves in the loyal states? What is the relevance of the Civil War today?

http://www.prx.org/pieces/61122-civil-war-150th-questions-remain

3pm: Humankind: The After Effects of War

Christal Presley, an English teacher in Atlanta who experienced ‘secondary trauma’ in response to the extreme behavior of her father, a Vietnam-era veteran with PTSD, tells how the family began a journey of recovery.

A story of brave former soldiers who return to Vietnam to heal their emotional wounds as part of the Veterans’ Vietnam Restoration Project, founded in 1988 to build much-needed medical clinics in this damaged nation.

http://www.humanmedia.org/catalog/home.php