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Episode #176 - Conor Timmis of Finnigan's War

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Our second hour will bring Conor Timmis of Finnigan's War on the show.  "Finnigan's War"  documents Conor's year long, worldwide journey to honor the heroes of the Korean War.  Interviews of note include:
*Medal of Honor recipient and Holocaust survivor Tibor Rubin
*Members of the all-black 2nd Rangers, the only all-black Ranger unit in US history and a unit unique to the Korean War.
*Maj. Kurt Chew-Een Lee, the first Chinese American Marine Corps officer and hero of the Chosin Reservoir
*Victoria Cross recipient Bill Speakman, first man to receive the VC from Queen Elizabeth II
*Marine Corps legend Joesph R. Owen, author of "Colder Than Hell"
*Members of Puerto Rico's 65th Infantry Regiment, the only all-hispanic unit in U.S. Army history.  The 65th endured some of the bloodiest fighting of the Korean War.
*Interviewed the family of Medal of Honor recipient Ralph E. Pomeroy on board the active duty US Navy ship USNS Pomeroy.
"Finnigan's War" is narrated by Hollywood legend actor Mark Hamill (Star Wars, Batman The Animated Series).
See http://www.indiegogo.com/koreanwarmovie on how you can help this film finish production.