A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Guest: Tim Tetz, director of outreach, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
Topic: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the mobile "Wall that Heals," coming to the Mon Valley Aug. 9-12
How Discussed: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial designed by Maya Lin was controversial when it first opened. How have attitudes toward the wall, and the Vietnam War itself, changed since the 1980s? What is the mobile "Wall that Heals" and how was it created? Why is the wall coming to the Pittsburgh area and what are the logistics of moving and setting it up?
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.37MB - Duration: 29:54 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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