The front page of Sunday’s New York Times featured a list of one thousand names of Americans who have died from coronavirus. At the time of publication, the COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. was just over 96,000, which the Times described as “an incalculable loss.” The acts of remembering, of witnessing suffering, of sitting […]
In observance of Memorial Day, today we focus on health care for veterans. Our guest is Suzanne Gordon, author of Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation’s Veterans. She highlights the wide-ranging health needs of veterans, including hearing loss, PTSD, exposure to toxins, and other injuries, and how […]
As we remember the fallen on Memorial Day, Monday host Patty Peltekos takes a look at those who have survived combat. What are the lasting effects of trauma? How does diagnosing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder work, and how best can we design spaces for healing? Our guests are Vietnam veteran Bob Curry, retired VA psychologist Jim […]
Victor Calzone will provide some good rock music for the hour, after his stint engineering the Memorial Day news hour replacement program.
Memorial Day means different things to different people, but most observe it as a day to honor those who have fallen while performing their military duties. The Madison chapter of Veterans for Peace holds a peace rally each year not only to pay tribute to the men and women who have already lost their lives, […]