Alex Ashlock

Alex Ashlock appears in the following:

Remembering The Battle Of Ia Drang

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Fifty years ago, Joe Galloway was covering – and participating in – the first major battle involving U.S. forces in the Vietnam War.


How March Became Mad

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The NCAA men's tournament started in 1939 but it was decades before it became the extravaganza it is today.


Martin Luther King, Jr., In His Own Words

Monday, January 19, 2015

The civil rights leader left behind a legacy of inspiring words in the many sermons and speeches he delivered.


A Personal Story About Cancer

Thursday, November 13, 2014

It seems like cancer touches everyone. Here & Now's Alex Ashlock shared these thoughts on how it's affected his family.


Remembering The Battle Of Fallujah

Thursday, November 06, 2014

A Marine unit that lost 57 men in the Battle of Fallujah, 10 years ago this month, reunited recently to remember their fallen comrades.


New Novel Tells The Story Of The First Mass School Shooting

Thursday, July 31, 2014

On August 1, 1966, a young man started shooting from the clock tower on the University of Texas campus in Austin.


Iraq War Vet Returns To A Broken Country

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Roy Scranton says what he found in Baghdad "shows the evidence of the truth of what we'd actually done."


Veterans Say Suicide Is Their Top Concern

Thursday, July 24, 2014

That's according to a survey released today by the group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA).


Running From The Reservation To Olympic Glory

Friday, July 11, 2014

Billy Mills reflects on making history at the 1964 Summer Games and his work with American Indian communities.


Medal Of Honor Recipient Reflects On Honor And Loss

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Afghan War veteran Ryan Pitts says the medal "belongs to every man there that day and I'll accept it on behalf of the team. It's not mine."


John Hartford, Gone But Not Forgotten

Thursday, May 29, 2014

We remember the bluegrass musician and composer with his son Jamie Campbell and author Andrew Vaughan.


A Father's Labor Of Love Sparks A Tradition And A Hit Song

Monday, May 26, 2014

Volunteers place flags at Massachusetts National Cemetery every Memorial Day Weekend as a result of one father's efforts.


Who Is In Your Thoughts On Memorial Day?

Friday, May 23, 2014

That's the question we're asking for the day set aside each spring to honor the men and woman killed in the nation's wars.


Washington Concertgoers Fill Nearby Hospital

Friday, May 23, 2014

A Quincy, Wash., hospital says organizers of the Sasquatch Musical Festival must take responsibility for injuries sustained at the festival.


New Names Etched Into Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Monday, May 12, 2014

The Department of Defense recently determined these 13 soldiers died as a result of their wounds during the war.


Week In Politics: From Energy Efficiency To Benghazi

Monday, May 12, 2014

NPR’s Ron Elving discusses the week in politics, including an energy bill that has been caught in the Keystone pipeline dispute.


Looking At The Legacy Of Kurt Cobain

Thursday, April 03, 2014

It's been 20 years since the Nirvana frontman committed suicide. Cobain biographer Charles R. Cross joins us to look at his legacy.


Remembering The Centralia Mine Disaster

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

On this day in 1947, a coal mine in Centralia, Ill., exploded, killing 111 miners. We take a look back at how the disaster affected the community.


It's Reunion Day For Soldier And His Dog

Friday, March 21, 2014

Army Specialist Nate Korpusik will be reunited with Zino, a German Shepherd he served with in Afghanistan. They would do patrols together for IEDs and other weapons.


Lost Work By Jack Kerouac Finally Published

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Alex Ashlock went to Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Mass., to find out more about "The Haunted Life."