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The Book 'Things They Carried.'
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O'Brien in Kalamazoo: "Telling Stories"

"Telling Stories" - O'Brien speaks to a sold-out audience at Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium, March 21, 2006.


O'Brien in Kalamazoo: Kalamazoo Public Library

During the afternoon of March 22, O'Brien stopped by the Kalamazoo Public Library for a public book signing event. 


O'Brien in Kalamazoo: Craft Talk for Writers

O'Brien gave a craft talk for a group of students, teachers, and writers at Kalamazoo's Epic Center, 21 March 2006


O'Brien in Kalamazoo: Kalamazoo Central H. S.

O'Brien spoke with students and teachers from many area high schools in the new auditorium at Kalamazoo Central High School, 21 March 2006


O'Brien in Kalamazoo: Air Zoo

Upon his arrival in Kalamazoo, author Tim O'Brien meets with local veterans of all wars at the Air Zoo, 20 March 2006


Vietnam Photo Scrapbook ca.1967-9

Images taken in Vietnam by military personnel from Kalamazoo.


Vietnam: Journey of the Heart

Images from the February 20th opening of the Smithsonian exhibit at the Air Zoo, featuring performance and discussion by John Balaban and Ngo Thanh Nhan.


Tom Stechschulte: The Voice of the Audio Book

Tom Stechschulte, the narrator who read The Things They Carried for the Recorded Books version, read selections from the book and talked about the craft of being a professional reader.


Conversations with Latino Veterans

The language and culture that bind them together also present challenges for Latino soldiers, who often serve in disproportionate numbers in the U.S. armed forces.


 

 

 

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