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A Tribute to our Nation's heroes

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To celebrate Veteran's Day on Nov. 11th, World Footprints introduces the fillmaker behind "Gold Star Children:  Two Generations Sharing Loss and Healing" which will premiere on the Pentagon Channel.  Filmmaker Mitty Mirrer, a gold star child herself, focuses on the sharing, loss and mentoring of the Iraq/Afghanistan generation by the Vietnam generation gold star children and how they heal together.

November 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  The shot that took the 35th President of the United States was heard throughout the nation and the world.  Saturday Evening Post historian Jeff Nilsson opens the Post's archival vaults and shares some historical perspectives.

Finally,  World Footprints will be joined by Ret. Col. Gail Halverson, a former American Pilot of C-47S and C-54S during the WWII Berlin Airlift (Operation Vittles) 1948-49. Col. Halverson, aka, Uncle Wiggly Wings is best known as the Candy Bomber during the Berlin Airlift.  

 

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Gold Star Children
Assassination of JFK
Saturday Evening Post
Berlin Airlift
World War II
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