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Video clip of Frank: A Vietnam Veteran

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Frank: A Vietnam Veteran

Extent:
1 videoreel of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 2 in.
1 videoreel of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 2 in.
1 videoreel of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1 in.
1 videoreel of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1 in.
1 videoreel of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1 in.
1 videoreel of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in.
1 videocassette of 1 (52 min.) : sd., b&w ; 3/4 in.



Copyright Date:
1981

Copyright Holder:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Artist:
Simon, Fred

Background:
This appears to have been broadcast as a special by WGBH.

Scope:
Includes multiple 2" and 1" masters and multiple 3/4" screening copies of the work.

"The following program is the story of one Vietnam veteran -- his experiences in Vietnam, and what his life has been like since his return home more than ten years ago." -- opening credits.
Intimate, black-and-white documentary consisting of edited, close-up shots of Frank telling his war and postwar experiences, with occasional still shots of photos of Frank as a soldier and civilian. Frank relates the personal feelings he experienced as a naval officer in combat in Vietnam, and his brushes with alcohol and drug abuse after Vietnam. He also describes his struggles with posttraumatic stress disorder.



Director:
Simon, Fred

Producers:
Canzoneri, Vince
Simon, Fred

Subjects:
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
Posttraumatic stress disorder



Genres:
Documentaries and factual works
Interviews





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