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Dr. Vivian Blevins
It the previous episode (292) the article by Dr. Vivian Blevins about the realities of Vietnam POWs was featured. She is a prominent educator in the Ohio area. She now teaches at the veteran friendly Edison Community College in Piqua, Ohio. She asked me to pass on information about an event planned to take place on April 23 at the college to honor Vietnam Veterans.
This episode will present all the details about the event called: The Miami Valley Veterans Museum with the Cooperation of Edison Community College commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the US Entry into the War in Vietnam and says to all our Vietnam and Vietnam Era Veterans, THANK YOU. All Vietnam Veterans in the area are encouraged to attend.
Here are the credits for the people who are helping to make this event happen:
CREDITS: A special thanks to the Piqua Community Foundation for supplying the secretarial support for the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, for the awards given tonight to the Vietnam veterans, and for copying and distributing Veterans Voices program DVDs to area libraries.
Thanks to Jennifer Welker , Executive Director, Western Ohio Television Consortium, Channel 5; Maintenance Staff of Edison; Betty Blue, copying services; Andrea Francis ,photographs; Lisa Mowen, graphic artist; Ted Jones for video taping the program for Channel 5
Refreshments and hosts: Edison employees Marilyn Mitchell, Terry Calvert (U.S. Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel, 1983-2006), Eileen Thompson and Ashley, Cathy Barrow, Carolyn Jackson, Nancy Madden, Georgia Hall, Vickie Kirk and daughters, Karen Baker, Helen Willcox, Marcia Henning, David Myers, Anne Vaccaro, Marleen Hemmelgarn, Kim Kiehl, John Shishoff (U.S. Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel, 1973-1998), Marva Archibald, Gail Ahmed, Maggie Sykes
PROGRAM PRODUCER: Dr. Vivian B. Blevins