Film, Video Veterans Day Family Program: Diary of a WWI Soldier
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- Veterans Day Family Program: Diary of a WWI Soldier
- In honor of Veterans Day, actor and playwright Douglas Taurel offered a dramatic presentation based on the diary of Irving Greenwald, a member of the famed "Lost Battalion" of World War I. Greenwald's diary is preserved by the Veterans History Project and on display in the Library of Congress exhibition "Echoes of the Great War."
- Event Date
- November 11, 2017
- - Douglas Taurel is creator of the acclaimed solo play, "The American Soldier," based on true events and documentary letters written by veterans and their family members from the American Revolution through current-day Afghanistan. It honors the experiences of veterans and their families and explores the internal struggles they face when returning home from combat. "The American Soldier" has been nominated for the Amnesty International Award for theatre excellence and was performed at the Kennedy Center during inauguration weekend.
- Related Resources
- Veterans History Project: https://www.loc.gov/vets
- Blog Post: 'The Irving Greenwald Diary': //blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2017/12/collection-in-action-the-irving-greenwald-diary/
- Echoes of the Great War exhibition: https://www.loc.gov/exhibitions/world-war-i-american-experiences/about-this-exhibition
- Running Time
- 2 hours 18 minutes 41 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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