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A Minnesota PBS Initiative

WDSE-WRPT

KEY STATION INITIATIVES

WDSE-WRPT (Duluth/Hibbing, MN) is one of the six PBS stations in Minnesota collaborating to highlight the state’s untold Vietnam War stories through the Minnesota Remembers Vietnam initiative.

In addition to 20 individual video contributions to the Story Wall, WDSE-WRPT has produced twelve short form features and two long form features with interviews gathered for the project.

Graphic for Remembering the Vietnam War and black and white photo of soldiers

REMEMBERING THE VIETNAM WAR: COMBAT | 30-minute documentary
They were young, half a world away from home, and at war. Vietnam veterans from the northland share their personal stories, in their own words in this original WDSE WRPT production.

REMEMBERING THE VIETNAM WAR: COMBAT AND AFTER | 30-minute documentary
An original WDSE WRPT production featuring Vietnam veterans from the Northland sharing their personal stories, in their own words.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
WDSE WRPT hosted three regional screenings and discussion events in Hibbing, Minnesota at the Hibbing Memorial Building; in Duluth, Minnesota at the Great Hall; and at the Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center in Superior, Wisconsin.

The station also helped promote and distribute original and curated content related to Minnesota Remembers Vietnam.

Visit WDSE-WRPT’s website to learn more about the station and its Vietnam War efforts.


The initiative’s series of original content, public screenings, story gatherings, and commemorative events seek to more fully remember, honor, and understand the Vietnam War experience. To learn more about any upcoming events throughout the state, visit the Minnesota Remembers Vietnam events page.

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