June 2011

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The following shows aired in June 2011. Click on the show date in the left column to listen to that show. Files are in MP3 format.
6/04/11 The Ritchie Boys. “During WWII, the U.S. formed an elite intelligence unit—mostly German Jewish academics—at Camp Ritchie, Maryland. Tasked with devising ways to break the morale of the SS, these men are often credited with bringing an early end to the war. Some of these heroes, who are now in the eighties, are reunited in this documentary.”–From IMDb. We interview Gary Stern, one of the Ritchie Boys, and featured in the documentary.
6/11/11 Escape from North Korea. Gary Lillie interviews Paul Petredis, author of Escape from North Korea: A Nonfiction Account of Savage Battles and Political Intrigues of the Forgotten War.” From Amazon: the book is “The incredible true saga of the quintessance of survival in vivid detail, the ongoing near-death encounters during the author’s 14-day escape following capture from North Korea.”
6/18/14 Maj. Bill Willoughby. Gary Lillie interviews Major Bill Willoughby from Ohio, who discusses his experiences in special forces during the Viet Nam War.
6/25/11 Gated Grief. Gary Lillie interviews Lila Levinson, author of Gated Grief: The Daughter of a GI Concentration Camp Liberator Discovers a Legacy of Trauma.. While going through her father’s things after his death, Lila discovers photos of concentration camp victims her father helped liberate and also learns how this period of her father’s history ultimately affected him.