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A.k.a, The Writin’ Fightin’ Bad-Ass Bards…
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Major Robert Schaefer

Clusters & My First

Buried memories from the first Gulf War.

Broadcast: Dec 18 2006 on NPR Day to Day

Commander Dr Edward Jewell

Life on the USNS Comfort

A doctor's day aboard a Navy hospital ship.

Broadcast: Dec 25 2006 on NPR Day to Day

Sergeant Helen Gerhardt

Here Among These Ruins &
Iraq Heats Up Again

A Specialist's first few days in Iraq.

Broadcast: Jan 1 2007 on NPR Day to Day

Sergeant John McCary

To the Fallen

Attending two multiple funerals in one day.

Broadcast: Jan 8 2007 on NPR Day to Day

Sergeant Clint Douglas

Lunch with Pirates &
Brute Force and Ignorance

Bizarre cordialities between bitter enemies.

To Be Broadcast: Jan 15 2007 on NPR Day to Day

National Endowment for the Arts

Operation Homecoming

Writing the wartime experience.

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