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Live Premiere Event - St. Paul: The Telling Project

Twin Cities PBS
172 4th St. East
St. Paul, MN 55101
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Experience the stories of the Vietnam War through the arts, including a live premiere viewing of TPT’s original documentary The Telling Project with the cast and crew.

The Telling Project is a national performing arts non-profit that uses theater to deepen civilian understanding of the military experience. Minnesota Remembers Vietnam: The Telling Project takes you behind the scenes as a group of Vietnam veterans learn to share their stories of service through live performance. More is discovered outside of rehearsals when the veterans examine their motivation to serve their country and the effect it’s had on their closest relationships.

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Live Premiere Event – St. Paul: America's Secret War

Twin Cities PBS
172 4th St. East
St. Paul, MN 55101
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

This celebration of Hmong culture takes you on a journey through the five senses, including a screening of TPT’s original documentary America’s Secret War with the cast and crew.

About the documentary: In the shadows of the Vietnam War, the CIA conducted a secret war in Laos that relied on Hmong soldiers to prevent the threat of communism from spreading deeper into Southeast Asia. Thousands died, both in the fight and in the escape. Minnesota Remembers Vietnam: America’s Secret War explores the untold, turbulent history.

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Tim O'Brien + Lynn Novick on the Power of Storytelling

Macalester College, Kagin Commons
21 Snelling Ave. South
St. Paul, MN 55105
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota author and Vietnam veteran Tim O’Brien (The Things They Carried) and filmmaker Lynn Novick (THE VIETNAM WAR), discuss the power of storytelling with regards to the epic topic of the Vietnam War.

Admission includes refreshments, cash bar, an opportunity to share your story for inclusion on the Story Wall, clips from THE VIETNAM WAR, audience Q+A, and book-signing.

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Soundtrack of the Vietnam War Experience

Twin Cities PBS
172 4th St. East
St. Paul, MN 55101

A special Veteran’s Day experience featuring live music from the Vietnam era, storytelling, and imagery from the Minnesota Remembers Vietnam Story Wall. With Doug Bradley and Craig Werner, authors of Rolling Stone’s #1 Music Book for 2015 We Gotta Get Out of This Place.

“Doug Bradley and Craig Werner’s account of music’s connection to the Vietnam War is intimate and deeply informative, with a scope that encompasses both the war itself and the way that music has helped raise awareness of veterans’ issues long after its end. We Gotta Get Out of This Place gives the reader a good sense of how the popularity of different songs and styles waxed and waned over the years, as the mood of the war changed. — Rolling Stone

Ticket information coming soon.


Soundtrack of the Vietnam War Experience

Twin Cities PBS
172 4th St. East
St. Paul, MN 55101

A special Veteran’s Day experience featuring live music from the Vietnam era, storytelling, and imagery from the Minnesota Remembers Vietnam Story Wall. With Doug Bradley and Craig Werner, authors of Rolling Stone’s #1 Music Book for 2015 We Gotta Get Out of This Place.

“Doug Bradley and Craig Werner’s account of music’s connection to the Vietnam War is intimate and deeply informative, with a scope that encompasses both the war itself and the way that music has helped raise awareness of veterans’ issues long after its end. We Gotta Get Out of This Place gives the reader a good sense of how the popularity of different songs and styles waxed and waned over the years, as the mood of the war changed. — Rolling Stone

Ticket information coming soon.


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