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BHS and Queensborough Community College hosted a reading and discussion last Saturday of Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, a collection of short stories about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War. This event was part of The … Continue reading
In Our Own Words: Portraits of Brooklyn’s Vietnam Veteran’s (2007 – ongoing) is the first exhibit in BHS’s oral history gallery. With the use of oral histories, portraits, and personal artifacts this audio installation explores the impact of the Vietnam … Continue reading
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Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Brooklynite Luis Carlos Montalvan, a veteran of the Iraq War who came with Philip Napoli to see our exhibit In Our Own Words: Portraits of Brooklyn Vietnam Veterans. Mr. Montalvan’s assistance dog Tuesday … Continue reading
I just rediscovered this video on Channel Thirteen’s website of a panel we hosted here at BHS in conjunction with the exhibit In Our Own Words: Portraits of Brooklyn Vietnam Veterans: