Veterans Day

Many veterans still feel the call to serve

Nov 10, 2021
Cory Vaillancourt

Veteran’s Day celebrates the service of members of the armed forces.  For some of those veterans, their service never stops, even years after they take off that uniform for the last time.

For the Haywood County chapter of Big Brothers/Big Sisters, that service means a little something extra.

'An Eternity Away': Six Years In A North Vietnamese Prison Camp

Nov 9, 2018
Garret K. Woodward

As Americans commemorate the sacrifices of our soldiers this Veterans Day, one Macon man recounts his time as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, which he called “an eternity away” from his boyhood Franklin home.

When Tom McNish finally returned to his 400-acre boyhood home, tucked up next to a babbling brook near the top of a broad mountain holler in rural Macon County, he found seven years worth of Christmas presents sitting under a tree.

World War I Living History Project, Centenary Edition

Tune in Monday night at 7 for a Veterans Day special, Centenary Edition: WWI Living History Project, interviews with the last surviving veterans of World War One, hosted by Walter Cronkite and Will Everett

The Moth Radio Hour

Tune in Saturday at 3 and Sunday at 6 for a special Veterans Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour: