TITLE: Vietnam Veterans Collections Initiative Kick-off
SPEAKER: Sen. Chuck Hagel, Tom Hagel, Robert Patrick
EVENT DATE: 12/07/2011
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 727 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET/PBS), Senator Chuck Hagel and his brother, Professor Tom Hagel, donate hours of original interview and related materials to the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. This event kicked-off the Veterans History Project's Vietnam Veterans Collections Initiative.
Speaker Biography: Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel served Nebraska in the U.S. Senate from 1997-2009. He currently teaches at Georgetown University in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. He is chairman of the Atlantic Council, co-chairman of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board, a member of the Secretary of Defense's Policy Board and Secretary of Energy's Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, and is a member of Public Broadcasting Service board of directors.
Speaker Biography: Tom Hagel is a law professor at the University of Dayton and served alongside his brother Chuck an infantryman in the U.S. Army in the jungles of Vietnam.
Speaker Biography: Bob Patrick is the director of the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.