Vietnam Veteran Remembers a Ping, Then ‘Boom’ – Sep 19, 2017

As Ken Burns and Lynn Novick continue their documentary series about The Vietnam War, we conclude our conversation with one local veteran.

Last week, we met Vietnam veteran Martin Lesinski. We heard his poetry and learned about his acute sense of responsibility for men under his command. Today he tells reporter Steve Mencher about his own injuries…

The Vietnam War – a documentary from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, continues tonight with part 3 on many PBS stations – Watch for KRCB’s presentation of the series this winter. On November 9, KRCB will host a showing of highlights from the series, followed by a panel discussion at Rialto Cinemas in Sebastopol. Watch our website for information about tickets to this free event. Hear this story on demand with our free KRCB mobile app. You can also find this and past stories on our new North Bay Report Facebook page. Comment, share and give us a like there. Follow the North Bay Report on Twitter @KRCBNews.

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