In conjunction with PBS’ new documentary The Vietnam War, MPB collected stories from members of the community about their memories or experiences during the Vietnam War. Select stories will be shared online.
On Thursday, November 9, Mississippi Public Broadcasting hosted a celebration for Vietnam War Veterans. The afternoon consisted of a screening of the MPB Orinigal Documentary Mississippians in Vietnam: A Shared Experience, a panel discussion, Entertainment by Gospel icon Melvin Williams and a reception courtesy of the MPB Foundation.Read More
A United States Army soldier and a recipient of America’s highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor — for his actions in the Vietnam War. At the age of 18, he sacrificed his life to save others by smothering a live grenade. He was the first African-American Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. His cousin, Dianna Carter-Williams shares his story.Read More
A Mississippi man who gave his life to save his squadron is being remembered, as the nation honors our military men and women on this Veteran's Day.Read More
The latest ratings compare VA hospitals across the country.Read More
Mississippi Public Broadcasting and the City of Tupelo honored those who fought and those who fought and died or are missing in action in the Vietnam War, Nov. 1-2.Read More
Today our guest will be Renee Smith-Mader a woman who was adopted by a soldier in the US Army from an orphanage during the Vietnam War,Read More