Film, Video Veterans Day Family Program: Diary of a WWI Soldier

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Title

  • Veterans Day Family Program: Diary of a WWI Soldier

Summary

  • 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

Notes

  • -  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.

Running Time

  • 2 hours 18 minutes 41 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Veterans Day Family Program: Diary of a WWI Soldier. 2017. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-8222/.

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(2017) Veterans Day Family Program: Diary of a WWI Soldier. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-8222/.

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Veterans Day Family Program: Diary of a WWI Soldier. 2017. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-8222/>.