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New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke

November 2, 2015

Richard Holbrooke was an important voice in U.S. foreign policy from his first State Department assignment in 1963 as a civilian AID worker in South Vietnam until his death in 2010. Along the way, he…

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Documentary Query – ‘American Platoon’ Doc

June 29, 2015

All3Media, a production company that specializes in "unscripted and documentary style programming shedding positive light to our unsung heroes and the storytelling process, " is working on a new cable TV doc called American Platoon…

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Big Veterans Day Concert on the Mall in D.C.

October 15, 2014

HBO has been a long-time supporter of America's veterans. The giant pay cable network continues that admirable endeavor with its sponsorship of what promises to be a memorable live concert on Veterans Day, November 11.…

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Filmmaker Query: Vietnam Veterans and Apollo 11

August 14, 2014

Lauren Boudreau of 43Films is producing a two-hour special for the American Heroes Channel about Apollo 11 and what that event meant to Americans during the height of the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement. "We…

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The New American Heroes Channel's Series 'Against the Odds'

March 19, 2014

Earlier this month Discovery Communications changed the name of its Military Channel to the American Heroes Channel. One of the newly named channel's new series is "Against the Odds, " which profiles the actions of…

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Michael Sporn, 1946-2014

January 28, 2014

Michael Sporn , an award-winning animation artist best known for his film adaptations of  children’s books such “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” and “Goodnight Moon, ”  died at age 67 on January 19 in New York City…

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New on HBO: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight'

October 30, 2013

There's little doubt that the most famous draft evader during the Vietnam War was the Heavyweight Champion of the World, Muhammad Ali. When Ali received his draft notice in 1966, he claimed conscientious objector status…

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First 'Locked Up Abroad' Episode on Vietnam War POWs

April 16, 2013

  The first episode of the new series “Locked Up Abroad ” airs on Wednesday evening at 9:00 on the National Geographic Channel.  Titled “Vietnam POWs: McCain and Brace, " it looks at the bonds…

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Oliver Stone's 'Untold' U.S. History

November 12, 2012

Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States is the hyped-up title of a new, ten-part documentary series that begins tonight, Monday, November 12, on Showtime. In it, Stone---the often hyperbolic Hollywood director and screen…

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Gen. Clark Hosts NBC-TV Military Reality Show

August 14, 2012

Gen. Wesley Clark (the retired four-star, West Point Class of '66, Rhodes Scholar, and NATO Supreme Allied Commander)  earned his military spurs in Vietnam commanding a First Infantry Division Company in 1970---and being severely wounded…

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