A Minnesota PBS Initiative
Stories from the Vietnam Wall
As Wayne Dionne notes in his story submission, "the power of the Vietnam Wall is real." We've assembled this collection of stories relating to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the scaled traveling replica, The Wall That Heals, in order to convey some of that power.
As he continued his unwavering stare, he said "I never came home from over there."
I was standing alone by the Vietnam Memorial late that evening. Not another soul was there.
The light was rapidly fading and an eery silence settled about me... My senses went on alert.
In reality, things were not so well. From the rice paddies and the jungles, war was a living hell.
Story Themes: Bill Habedank, Diane O'Shaugnessy, Doug Bradley, Larry Davis, Listen, Look, Music, Poetry, Read, Ron Mackedanz, Ronn Easton, Shaun Schipper, Stories on a Theme, The Vietnam Memorial, The Vietnam Wall, Watch, Wayne Dionne