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Honoring American Veterans

Western Reserve Public Media Honors Veterans With Special Programming

Programming lineup includes two new local productions

In recognition of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, Western Reserve Public Media presents related programming throughout the month on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1) and Fusion (WNEO 45.2/WEAO 49.2).

Two of the programs are local productions: VETERANS OF AMERICA—OUR HEROES IN UNIFORM: OUT OF OUR BRAINS, NOT OUT OF OUR MINDS, produced by Ron Ponder of Canton, and MEMOIRS OF WWII, a short film series that is the work of Joshua and Heather Scott, based in North Canton.

Shows that are airing for the first time are marked with an asterisk.

Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
Songwriting with Soldiers

10 p.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Songwriting with Soldiers
Professional artists work with veterans to tell their stories of war and return home through song.

   
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
Songwriting with Soldiers

3 a.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Songwriting with Soldiers*
Professional artists work with veterans to tell their stories of war and return home through song.

Songwriting with Soldiers

7 p.m.   Fusion

Songwriting with Soldiers*
Professional artists work with veterans to tell their stories of war and return home through song.

   
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2019
Songwriting with Soldiers

10 p.m.   Fusion

Songwriting with Soldiers*
Professional artists work with veterans to tell their stories of war and return home through song.

   
Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019
New Leash on Life: The K9s for Warriors Story

3 a.m.   Western Reserve PBS

New Leash on Life: The K9s for Warriors Story
The documentary features the impact of service-dog agency K9s For Warriors on the lives of three American veterans struggling with trauma sustained in service overseas.

   
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019
Scramble the Seawolves

3 p.m.   Fusion

Scramble the Seawolves
The story of the HA(L)-3 Seawolves, the most decorated squadron in the Vietnam War, is revealed.

Memoirs of WWII

4:30 p.m.   Fusion

Memoirs of WWII*
This local production strives to preserve the history of World War II and the memories of those who served.

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds

6:30 p.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds*
This local production discusses research and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Washington National Cathedral Veterans Day Tribute 2018

10 p.m.   Fusion

Washington National Cathedral Veterans Day Tribute 2018*
An eclectic mix of musical performers featuring military veterans is set in the National Cathedral.

   
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019
Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice

2 p.m.   Fusion

Omaha Beach: Honor and Sacrifice
Very personal stories of several World War II veterans as they return to Normandy are highlighted.

Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944

3 p.m.   Fusion

Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944
The World War II massacre of 84 American soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge is examined.

Memoirs of WWII

4 p.m.   Fusion

Memoirs of WWII*
This local production strives to preserve the history of World War II and the memories of those who served.

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds

4:30 p.m.   Fusion

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds*
This local production discusses research and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

   
Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds

7 p.m.   Fusion

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds*
This local production discusses research and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Memoirs of WWII

9 p.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Memoirs of WWII*
This local production strives to preserve the history of World War II and the memories of those who served.

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII

9 p.m.   Fusion

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII
This documentary focuses on the life stories of Jewish American World War II veterans.

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds

9:30 p.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds*
This local production discusses research and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Warrior Tradition

10 p.m.   Western Reserve PBS

The Warrior Tradition*
The heartbreaking and inspiring story of Native Americans in the United States military is shared.

   
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
Memoirs of WWII

2 a.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Memoirs of WWII*
This local production strives to preserve the history of World War II and the memories of those who served.

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds

2:30 a.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds*
This local production discusses research and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Warrior Tradition

3 a.m.   Western Reserve PBS

The Warrior Tradition*
The heartbreaking and inspiring story of Native Americans in the United States military is shared.

Washington National Cathedral Veterans Day Tribute 2018

7 p.m.   Fusion

Washington National Cathedral Veterans Day Tribute 2018*
An eclectic mix of musical performers featuring military veterans is set in the National Cathedral.

   
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019
The Warrior Tradition

9 p.m.   Fusion

The Warrior Tradition*
The heartbreaking and inspiring story of Native Americans in the United States military is shared.

   
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
The Warrior Tradition

2 p.m.   Fusion

The Warrior Tradition*
The heartbreaking and inspiring story of Native Americans in the United States military is shared.

   
Friday, Nov. 22, 2019
Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds

10:30 p.m.   Fusion

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds*
This local production discusses research and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

   
Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019
Memoirs of WWII

10:30 p.m.   Fusion

Memoirs of WWII*
This local production strives to preserve the history of World War II and the memories of those who served.

   
Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019
Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds

3:30 a.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds*
This local production discusses research and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

   
Monday, Nov. 25, 2019
Memoirs of WWII

4:30 a.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Memoirs of WWII*
This local production strives to preserve the history of World War II and the memories of those who served.

   
Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019
Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds

4:30 a.m.   Western Reserve PBS

Veterans of America—Our Heroes in Uniform: Out of Our Brains, Not Out of Our Minds*
This local production discusses research and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

   
 



 

 

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