Laura Varela's AS LONG AS I REMEMBER: AMERICAN VETERANOS Selected airdates (10-5 to 10-10)

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Select Broadcast Dates and Times:

Tuesday, October 5th

WGTE in Toledo, OH at 4 pm. More info here: www.wgte.org

KCTS in Seattle, WA at 11 pm. More info here: www.kcts9.org

WPBT in Miami, FL at 11 pm. More info here: www.wpbt2.org

KUAT in Tucson, AZ at 8 pm. More info here: http://tv.azpm.org/

On Wednesday, October 6th

KVCR in San Bernardino, CA at 8 pm. More info here: www.kvcr.org

Friday, October 8th

KLVX in Las Vegas, NV at 10 pm. More info here: www.klvx.org

Saturday, October 9th

KNME in Albuquerque, NM at 11 pm. More info here: www.knme.org

Sunday, October 10th

WYCC in Chicago, IL at 8 pm. More info here: http://wycctv20.wordpress.com/

AS LONG AS I REMEMBER: AMERICAN VETERANOS

Producer: Laura Varela

Genre: Documentary

Length: 1 Episode/60 Minutes

AS LONG AS I REMEMBER: AMERICAN VETERANOS examines the steep personal toll and enduring legacy of the Vietnam War on three artists from south Texas: visual artist Juan Farias, author Michael Rodriguez and actor/poet Eduardo Garza. Through the personal histories and experiences of these Chicano veterans, the film examines the role art plays in the sorting of memories, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), activism and the current conflict in Iraq. AS LONG AS I REMEMBER chronicles their upbringing in the Mexican-American community, their military service in Vietnam, and their lives after the war. Farias, Rodriguez and Garza’s poignant and powerful recollections illuminate the minority experience in the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps at a time when Mexican Americans accounted for approximately 20 percent of U.S. casualties in Vietnam, despite comprising only 10 percent of the country’s population.

For more information, please visit the LPB website at :http://www.lpbp.org/AsLongAsIRemember.php.

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