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Fathers and Sons

  • Aired: 08/13/2014
  • 57:25
  • Rating: NR
Conceived by Norman Russell, “Fathers and Sons’ grew out of a desire to keep war experiences alive and real. The title of the documentary is borrowed from Russell’s poem to his father, who committed suicide three years after he returned from World War II. The documentary features the stories of six combat veterans, two from World War II and four from Vietnam, as they share their experiences of w
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Six combat veterans share their experiences of war and what it means to survive.
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