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This is a short journalistic video produced by high school students of Richard Wright Public Charter School. The short film interviews older and newer residents of the Barracks Row neighborhood to learn how demographic and economic changes have…

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This Korean War service medal was awarded to William Opferman in 1952. Opferman, born on September 10, 1929, served in the military from 1948-1969.

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The series features 5 interviews with U.S. military veterans, each serving during a different 20-21st century conflict. Education Plus 2 conducted the interviews in the Brightwood neighborhood of Washington, DC, with the goal of submitting them to…

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The series features 5 interviews with U.S. military veterans, each serving during a different 20-21st century conflict. Education Plus 2 conducted the interviews in the Brightwood neighborhood of Washington, DC, with the goal of submitting them to…

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A detailed overview of the events leading up to and the consequences following the Bonus Army by historian Paul Dickson. During the Great Depression, World War I veterans marched on Washington to demand their wartime compensation. Dickson discusses…

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In 1932, 20,000 WW I veterans, many of them with their wives and children, converged on Washington, D.C. to ask Congress and President Herbert Hoover to grant them early the "bonus" payment they had been promised. The rag-tag "army," encamped near…
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