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In conjunction with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's landmark documentary series,, WVIA Public Media presents War Stories: Vietnam, a multi-platform effort collecting the personal stories of people from northeastern and central Pennsylvania who lived through the conflict in Vietnam.
The War Stories: Vietnam online component will feature veterans and others sharing their memories from Vietnam through three to four-minute pieces. A new episode will appear each Wednesday leading up to the premiere of The Vietnam War, Sunday, September 17th on WVIA-TV.
Audio from selected interviews for War Stories: Vietnam will air on WVIA-FM’s, hosted by Erika Funke. The interviews will focus on artwork that has been inspired by the Vietnam War from local artists. WVIA-FM is also producing Music of the Vietnam Era which highlights the music of the 1960s featured in Ken Burns' The Vietnam War documentary and will tell the stories behind the songs.