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Air Force Museum A Local Touchstone For Veterans, Matt Bauer, Will Davis 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Air Force Museum A Local Touchstone For Veterans, Matt Bauer, Will Davis

Veterans' Voices on WYSO

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world, and for many local men and women, it holds an enduring significance.


Presidential Ceremonial Guards Members Serve Prestigious, Somber Occasions, Jeremy Dobbins, Will Davis 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Presidential Ceremonial Guards Members Serve Prestigious, Somber Occasions, Jeremy Dobbins, Will Davis

Veterans' Voices on WYSO

There’s a small group of statuesque men and women we always see at this country’s most prestigious military ceremonies. In the Navy, they’re called the Presidential Ceremonial Guard. This elite team is carefully chosen for their appearance and fortitude. Corey Yoder, Navy veteran, speaks about his experience with the Guard.


Vfws Look To Attract Younger Veterans, Adrian Hill, Will Davis 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Vfws Look To Attract Younger Veterans, Adrian Hill, Will Davis

Veterans' Voices on WYSO

Veterans of Foreign Wars, or more commonly known as VFWs, began in 1899, when veterans of the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection founded local groups to foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. Today, there are over 6,700 VFWs worldwide. But like many fraternal organizations, the future of the VFW depends largely on its ability to attract younger members.


Senza Parole: A Review, Robyn Ravlich 2015 University of Wollongong

Senza Parole: A Review, Robyn Ravlich

RadioDoc Review

This is a charming radio feature of modest length in the form of a travel memoir. Its author-producer is Katharina Smets, a radio maker with a background in philosophy, theatre and philology with experience in teaching radio documentary at the Royal Conservatory in Antwerp, Belgium and as a reporter and feature maker for Radio 1, KLARA (VRT in Belgium) and Holland Doc Radio (VPRO in The Netherlands). Originally produced in Dutch, her English language version of Senza Parole has attracted attention at both the Third Coast International Audio Festival (2014), USA and the Sheffield Doc/Fest (2014) in Britain.

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Still Glowing Strong: Review 2 (Australia), Maree Delofski 2015 Macquarie University, Sydney

Still Glowing Strong: Review 2 (Australia), Maree Delofski

RadioDoc Review

Still Glowing Strong is an elegant and poetic documentary about a dreamer. Harald Brobakkan has an obsessive desire to create an everlasting battery. From the outset, the minimalist music and Leganger’s beautifully written narration set up the tone of the documentary – gentle, respectful, restrained, occasionally melancholic yet never maudlin. Program maker Sindre Leganger very successfully conveys Harald’s story together with rich observations about the universe, science and its treatment of ‘outsiders’, life - and the nature of a very long relationship.


Reservists Often Struggle To Explain Service To Civilians, Cody Stevens, Will Davis 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Reservists Often Struggle To Explain Service To Civilians, Cody Stevens, Will Davis

Veterans' Voices on WYSO

There are over twenty-eight thousand military Reservists in Ohio, yet the Reserves are a service option that often causes confusion to civilians. Two reservists speak about this problem.


Still Glowing Strong: Review (Denmark), Anna Elisabeth Jessen 2015 University of Wollongong

Still Glowing Strong: Review (Denmark), Anna Elisabeth Jessen

RadioDoc Review

Still Glowing Strong is Norwegian Sindre Leganger’s tender story of an old man, Harald, who thinks he has invented an everlasting battery that could save the world. The problem is that no one has the time to look at it – his wife in particular. But as Leganger and the old man’s grandson take an interest, this short but remarkable feature reveals much about our finite lives and the eternal starry sky above us, about being stubborn, being optimistic and about hope. Leganger illustrates Zola’s dictum, that “art is a corner of reality seen through a temperament”. He ...


Looking For Answers About Suicide And Veterans, Matt Bauer, Will Davis 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Looking For Answers About Suicide And Veterans, Matt Bauer, Will Davis

Veterans' Voices on WYSO

The suicide rate among veterans has nearly doubled since 2005, and this has prompted the military to conduct a series of decade-long studies to find out why. But more information is needed since early findings have produced contradictory results. Answers will not come easy. The Veterans' Voice series continues with Air Force veteran, and Wright State University student Matt Bauer of Vandalia, and Air Force veteran George Denillo, who remember their friend, and fellow officer, Sean.


Vietnam Veteran Finds Comfort In Horses, Helps Others Vets Cope, Adrian Hill, Will Davis 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Vietnam Veteran Finds Comfort In Horses, Helps Others Vets Cope, Adrian Hill, Will Davis

Veterans' Voices on WYSO

Vietnam veteran, William Goforth, knows firsthand the challenge of returning to civilian life after a difficult deployment. He found comfort in horses, and now finds purpose in sharing his discovery with Post-9/11 veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.


From The Air Force To Ice Cream: One Year Later, Anne Moore, Will Davis 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

From The Air Force To Ice Cream: One Year Later, Anne Moore, Will Davis

Veterans' Voices on WYSO

Bobby Walker was involuntarily separated from the Air Force, and so he decided to pursue a dream and start a business. This is a follow-up to the story, "From Air Force to Ice Cream, Navigating a Transition out of the Service," which aired on December 10, 2014. The first story can be found at http://corescholar.libraries.wright.edu/wyso_veterans_voices/12/.


Mdocs Poster, Sixty Years Young, Michael Zhou 2015 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster, Sixty Years Young, Michael Zhou

MDOCS Publications

In support of the 60th anniversary of the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga, Skidmore students prepared a video and exhibition, Sixty Years Young, drawing on the Center's archives and interviews, documenting its past, present and hopes for the future.


Post 9-11 Veterans Reflect On Their Call To Service, Jeremy Dobbins, Will Davis 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Post 9-11 Veterans Reflect On Their Call To Service, Jeremy Dobbins, Will Davis

Veterans' Voices on WYSO

Many veterans joined the military in the days and years following September 11, 2001. Several are returning to civilian life. For some it’s an easy transition. For others, it’s far more complicated.


Editorial Overview, Volume 2, Issue 1, Siobhan A. McHugh 2015 University of Wollongong

Editorial Overview, Volume 2, Issue 1, Siobhan A. Mchugh

RadioDoc Review

Overview of the nine audio features critiqued by Guest Reviewers, who are themselves eminent producers and curators of audio features. The works reviewed are from the US, UK, Canada, France, Poland and Denmark.


Broadcasting In Its Infancy In Maine: A Sound Engineer In The Archives, Barry Darling, Desiree Butterfield-Nagy 2015 The University of Maine

Broadcasting In Its Infancy In Maine: A Sound Engineer In The Archives, Barry Darling, Desiree Butterfield-Nagy

Desiree Butterfield-Nagy

Barry Darling, a veteran of Maine radio, highlighted the history of local stations, owners, and the evolution of the Maine broadcast industry from the 1920s to 1950s. Desirée Butterfield-Nagy introduced a collection in DigitalCommons@UMaine that features audio recordings taken from phonograph records in the WLBZ collection. Presented as part of UMaine Humanities Center’s Digital Humanities Week, sponsored by the Division of Student Life, Fogler Library, and Departments of History, New Media, and the Intermedia MFA Program.


Not Quite Cricket By Jon Rose: A Review, Jane Ulman 2015 University of Wollongong

Not Quite Cricket By Jon Rose: A Review, Jane Ulman

RadioDoc Review

In Not Quite Cricket, Jon Rose reaches into the well-known story of the first Australian cricket team to play at Lords and draws out a tragedy dressed up as music hall comedy, in what he calls a 'historical intervention'.

Rose is an Australian-based polymath creator: a musician, inventor, composer, improviser, educator and entertainer. Radio production is just one strand of his prolific body of work. Over decades he has forged an innovative style, a distinctive radio form. His work has always been a fusion of genres, a hybrid of fact and invention with composed and improvised music carrying its own ...


Through A Wheat Field; To A Pond, Ian Mikyska 2015 Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Through A Wheat Field; To A Pond, Ian Mikyska

The Goose

Poetry by Ian Mikyska


Heirloom: A Piper's Orchard Abecadarian, Shin Yu Pai 2015 independent artist

Heirloom: A Piper's Orchard Abecadarian, Shin Yu Pai

The Goose

Poetry by Shin Yu Pai


Golden Boy - Zĺoty Chĺopak: A Review, Anna Sekudewicz 2015 University of Wollongong

Golden Boy - Zĺoty Chĺopak: A Review, Anna Sekudewicz

RadioDoc Review

This feature is a story woven from the lives of two people: Abraham, the son of a tailor from Łódź, and Kasia Michalak, who’s also from Łódź and whose grandfather was a tailor. How do you present Abraham Tuszyński without pigeon-holing his story as yet another tragic Holocaust narrative – particularly since the programme-maker wanted to avoid making a strictly historical feature? Where and how to find excitement, tension, heat and feelings in material that is by nature informational, objective, cold and factual? Despite posing a huge risk, the collision of the two stories, or realities, creates a new perspective ...


Little War On The Prairie: An Auto-Critique, John Biewen 2015 Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University

Little War On The Prairie: An Auto-Critique, John Biewen

RadioDoc Review

Using RadioDoc Review’s suggested criteria for evaluating a radio documentary, John Biewen delivers an auto-critique of his own program, Little War on the Prairie. It tells the story of the U.S.-Dakota War, a bloody Plains Indian war that broke out in the summer of 1862 in southern Minnesota. That six-week conflict took the lives of hundreds of people, perhaps a thousand, a larger death toll than in the better-known bloodlettings at Little Big Horn or Wounded Knee. Most of the dead were white settlers, though the U.S. government’s reprisals in the aftermath of the war ...


Integrating Hip-Hop And Cultural Relevant Lessons Into The Public School Curriculum, Sunni Ali 2015 Northeastern Illinois University

Integrating Hip-Hop And Cultural Relevant Lessons Into The Public School Curriculum, Sunni Ali

Journal of Research Initiatives

The infusion of hip-hop into the school’s curriculum adds value and meaning for students and teachers (Haaken, Wallin-Ruschman, & Patange). Despite the cultural shift that altered the organic framework of hip-hop, referencing this art form from its most basic construct spurs student achievement, especially females (Henry, West, & Jackson, 2010). Most importantly, it serves as a cultural-relevant paradigm empowering students’ radical engagement with instruction. In addition, it enables teachers to construct lessons that connect students to their community along with social and political aspects influencing society. Students who immerse themselves studying hip-hop lessons have shown literacy improvement and increase activism. The ...


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