Ric Burns ‘Debt of Honor’ traces America’s complicated relationship with disabled vets

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    Dr. Beth Linker and Ric Burns (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    Dr. Beth Linker and Ric Burns (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    Ric Burns’ new documentary “Debt of Honor” screens tonight at WHYY and will be released to the public on November 10.  It shows America’s changing attitude toward its disabled veterans–from reverence after the Civil War to criticism after Vietnam.  Ric Burns and Dr. Beth Linker spoke with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller.

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