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Women veterans of vietnam

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Social Studies High School

Women Veterans of Vietnam

Most of the more than 7,000 US women who served in Vietnam were nurses. In this public radio story you hear first hand from a woman who was a nurse in Vietnam. The experience had a strong impact on her life. She later realised she suffered post traumatic stress disorder. After visiting the Vietnam Memorial she created the Vietnam Women’s Memorial because she says she believes in the healing power of memorials.

US History II Gender Vietnam War

Story Length: 5:16

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Mountain West Voices, distributed by PRX

AIR DATE: 01/08/2014

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