"I never expected that I would be writing about the needless deaths of almost 100,000 of our countrymen, rapidly approaching the number who died in wars from Korea to Afghanistan combined. It is bitterly appropriate that we should reach that grim milestone on this particular weekend." (Robert Edwards was formerly an infantry and intelligence officer in the US Army and a captain in the 82nd Airborne in Iraq during the first Gulf War.)
- July 27, 2012 | Moyers & CompanyVietnam veteran and author Karl Marlantes shares how his battlefield experiences both shaped and nearly destroyed him.
- May 23, 2008Bill Moyers on honoring our veterans this Memorial Day.
- May 25, 2007In this 2007 interview, Bill talks with author Maxine Hong Kingston about helping returning soldiers find peace through writing.