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Atomic Bomb: W.C. Simpson

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W. C. Simpson discusses the atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki during World War II in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War".

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Tomverlin: Dustbowl

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Students will investigate the experiences of those that lived through the Dust Bowl with this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The Dust Bowl." Understand the mindset of the Dust Bowl survivors through this interview with Norma Tomverlin, who talks about her experiences during the Dust Bowl.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Meryl Barnett: WWII Experiences

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Meryl Barnett talks about his experience fighting in World War II in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War".

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

WWII Experiences: Cecil Galloway

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Cecil Galloway talks about Italy and Morocco during World War II in this video teaching module from KACV's local perspective on "The War."  This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Bobby Scott

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In this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War," Bobby Scott talks about what he thought about the war when it first began. He describes his reaction to the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor and recalls how many civilians feared a Japanese invasion on home soil.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

VE Day: Marvin Kearns

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Marvin Kearns, World War II veteran, discusses how he celebrated the end of the war. Kearns describes the parades and celebrations that occurred in London on VE day and relates his greatest impression from the war in this KACV video teaching module. 

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Propaganda:Neita Boynton

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In this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War," Neita Boynton talks about how life changed in Amarillo during the war. She recounts the different changes that occurred on the home front as citizens dealt with rationing. Boynton describes the gardens many grew and the issue of ration books.

 

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

D-Day: George Koumalats Part 1

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George Koumalats talks about getting shot in the hand and jaw on D-Day and his subsequent recovery in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War".

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Rosa Brewer: Helping out During the War

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Rosa Brewer talks about how women helped out during the war by doing laundry and ironing clothes in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War".

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Dust Bowl: Genevieve Miller's Memories

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Genevieve Miller recalls the Dust Bowl in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The Dust Bowl".

George Patton: Bob Izzard

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Bob Izzard talks about his experience during World War II and what it was like fighting under General Patton in this video teaching module from KACV's local perspective on "The War".  This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

The War: Cecil Reynolds Discusses Leapfrogging

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Cecil Reynolds shares his experiences from the Battle of Okinawa in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War".  This video is available in both English and Spanish audio along with closed captions.

Marjorie Fish

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In this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War," Marjorie Fish talks about saving cloths, wood and other supplies for art during the war. Fish remembers the artistic abilities of the German POWs stationed at the McLean POW camp. She recalls how several of the prisoners befriended her father and kept in contact with him years after the war.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

James Wright: Pearl Harbor

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James Wright recalls the bombing of Pearl Harbor in this video teaching module from the KACV's local perspective on "The War." He explains how the USS Houston was headed to Pearl Harbor just before the attack. Wright recalls how they came into the harbor the next day and saw the extensive damage.

 This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Enns: Cattle

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Investigate the experiences and the mindset of the people who lived through the Dust Bowl with this video teaching module from KACV's local perspective on "The Dust Bowl." Hear a local, Enns, talk about having cattle killed because they didn't have anything to eat.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

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