Episode 2624 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about Marine Vietnam Vet Ken Rodgers and his documentaries to be shown in Beach, North Dakota. The featured story comes from the Dickinson Press and is titled: Vietnam War veteran honors heroes with compelling documentaries at New Bijou Theater – Ken Rodgers and wife pay tribute to veterans and their families with pair of award-winning films to be shown in Beach. The story was submitted by James B. Miller, Jr. He the Editor of The Dickinson Press in Dickinson, North Dakota. He strives to bring community-driven, professional and hyper-local focused news coverage of southwest North Dakota.
Miller reports that Ken Rodgers, a survivor of the grueling 77-day Siege of Khe Sanh during the Vietnam War, is bringing his remarkable journey and that of other veterans to the heart of Beach’s New Bijou Theater.
Rodgers, a former Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, and his wife Betty, have embarked on a mission to honor the service and sacrifice of Vietnam veterans through two compelling documentaries. These films will be showcased at the New Bijou Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 17, offering a poignant look into the lives of those who served and the families who stood by them.
“BRAVO! Common Men Uncommon Valor” is the first documentary on the docket. Drawing on interviews with 15 veterans from Ken’s Bravo Company who endured the siege in trenches and bunkers, the film sheds light on the harrowing experiences faced by these men. However, it transcends their specific stories to honor the collective service of all Vietnam veterans.
“I Married the War,” is a poignant documentary that provides a compelling voice to the wives of combat veterans, spanning from World War II to the ongoing Middle East conflicts, shedding light on the profound challenges these resilient women confront.
Listen to episode 2624 and discover more about Marine Vietnam Vet Ken Rodgers and his documentaries to be shown in Beach, North Dakota.