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"Wartorn 1861-2010" New Doc Chronicles Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 1 of 2

A new documentary, “Wartorn 1861-2010,” airing on HBO on Veterans Day, chronicles the lingering effects of war on military veterans throughout American history, from the Civil War through today’s conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Democracy Now! speaks with the filmmakers, Jon Alpert and Matt O’Neill, and with the parents of two soldiers who committed suicide… Read More »

“Wartorn 1861-2010” New Doc Chronicles Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 2 of 2

A new documentary, “Wartorn 1861-2010,” airing on HBO on Veterans Day, chronicles the lingering effects of war on military veterans throughout American history, from the Civil War through today’s conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Democracy Now! speaks with the filmmakers, Jon Alpert and Matt O’Neill, and with the parents of two soldiers who committed suicide… Read More »

War-Torn: The Story of “Dobie” Gillies (Vietnam War and PTSD Documentary)

War-Torn is a story of the life of Lynn Gillies. He joined the US Army at an early age and after serving for about 10 years, he became a helicopter pilot prior to being sent to Vietnam. During Vietnam, his heroic actions saved a group of US Marines, but he has lived with the traumatic… Read More »