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StoryCorps 402: Beyond The Front Lines Part I

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

This Veterans Day, honor our men and women in uniform with "Beyond the Frontlines: A StoryCorps Military Voic​​es Special", a one-hour program hosted by StoryCorps founder Dave Isay.

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The Takeaway

After Battlefield, Vet Finds Hope on Football Fields

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Daniel Rodriguez is an Iraq and Afghan war veteran first, and a collegiate football player second.

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The Takeaway

Iraq War Vets Reflect as the Nation Unravels

Friday, June 20, 2014

Diplomats, policy experts, and advisors have all weighed in on the unraveling of Iraq, but if there's anyone who has most acutely felt the anguish of the collapse of democracy in Iraq this week, it's the men and women who were on the front lines of the Iraq War.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

George Pataki; Vietnam Memorial; Iran's Nuclear Program

Monday, November 11, 2013

Former Governor George Pataki discusses a new effort to have high-speed rail between New York and Washington D.C. Plus: Studio 360's Kurt Andersen discusses the American Icons piece about the Vietnam Memorial; and New York Times chief Washington correspondent David Sanger discusses a possible deal on Iran's nuclear program.

The Takeaway

A Father's Account Of His Late Son's Battle With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Friday, August 09, 2013

This week The Takeaway is exploring the individual and collective experience of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in America. Corporal Jeffrey Lucey served in Iraq between January and July 2003 as a Humvee driver. In March 2004, after his return home, he began exhibiting signs of PTSD. Jeffrey took his own life on May 22, 2004. Jeffrey's father, Kevin Lucey, joins the program to discuss his late son's battle with PTSD.

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The Takeaway

Plans to Reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on the Horizon | Compensation Finally Comes to Family of Henrietta Lacks | The Collective Experience of PTSD

Friday, August 09, 2013

Plans to Reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on the Horizon | Compensation Finally Comes to Family of Henrietta Lacks | The Collective Experience of PTSD | New Movie Releases: Planes, Elysium, Lovelace and More | Mothers Who Chose to "Opt-Out" Want Back In The Workforce | A Father's Account ...

The Takeaway

Two Veterans Separated by 30 Years Come to Terms With PTSD

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Years after the Vietnam War, PTSD is now a household term. Mary McGriff is a retired Captain in the United States Air Force. She served at Balad Air Force base in Iraq in 2004. Douglas Howell was a Marine Corpsman in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967. These are two veterans of two very different wars, and they are separated by nearly 30 years. Today they share their experience with PTSD.

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The Takeaway

Mass Protests Expected in Egypt Today | Caring for an Injured Veteran | New Movie Releases

Friday, July 26, 2013

Mass Protests Expected in Egypt Today | Caring for an Injured Veteran | New Movie Releases | Oscar Grant's Uncle Bobby on "Fruitvale Station" | As Bernanke Steps Down, Can Janet Yellen Breakthrough the Glass Ceiling? | DOJ Indicts Wall Street Hedge Fund SAC Capital for Being "Market Cheaters"