Legends of the Sky: The Liberty Plane
When the United States entered World War I, its Army Air Service lacked a combat-ready aircraft – a liability that prompted a search to find an aircraft suitable for production at home and combat operations abroad. This documentary from Bowling Green filmmakers tells the story behind the single-engine DH-4 plane dubbed The Liberty Plane.
An American Experience Special: Taken Hostage
Revisit the Iran hostage crisis when 52 Americans were held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. The story is told through the eyewitness accounts of those involved in the events.
From Honor to Medal: The Story of Garlin M. Conner
The film tells the story of Lt. Garlin Conner, whose exploits in World War II made him among the most decorated soldiers in American history, and the Kentucky community that refused to let his sacrifice be forgotten.
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“Honor Flight” – Kentucky Life
World War II veterans board a flight honoring their service to our nation; and more.
In Their Own Words: Kentucky Veterans of the Korean War
The tragedies and triumphs of the Korean War are revealed through the stories of local veterans.
Kentucky at War: Desert Storm
Kentucky veterans recount their experiences in the Gulf War conflict in this 2015 KET production.
Kentucky WWII Veterans: In Their Own Words
In this KET production from 2007, Kentucky veterans recount their combat experiences.
Kentucky Veterans of The Vietnam War: In Their Own Words
In this KET production from 2016, Kentucky veterans tell their personal stories of their time in Vietnam. Narrated by Nick Clooney.
“Serving Veterans” – Kentucky Life
Doug Flynn visits Corbin and Versailles to meet with two organizations that serve veterans; and more.
Songwriting with Soldiers
Professional artists work with veterans to tell their stories of war and the return home through song. This concert special celebrates music’s power to heal and bring diverse people together.
USO – For the Troops
See how the USO has lifted the spirits of American service personnel for more than 75 years. Learn how it keeps military men and women connected to country, home, family and hope.
“Veterans Day Salute” – Kentucky Life
USA Cares supports military families in need, Beattyville’s pride in its veterans is on display at Three Forks Historical Center and the Lee County Memorial Wall, and the Canine Assisted Therapy program helps Fort Knox veterans with traumatic brain injuries.