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The Conversation: Veterans Day Hana Hou Show

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FILE - Wreaths from the various branches of the military and State of Hawaiʻi are presented in shrine room of the USS Arizona Memorial Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaiʻi. Pearl Harbor Veterans from all over the country gathered at the World War II Valor In The Pacific National Monument remembering the 71st anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
  • Retired Army Maj. Gen. Robert Lee describes World War II veterans of Chinese descent at the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony and the importance of all minority group veterans | Full Story
  • Retired Army Lt. Col. Wilfredo Tungol reveals challenges faced by Filipino veterans, and the film Faces of Courage: Untold Stories of World War II Filipino Veterans | Full Story
  • Filmmaker Samantha Farinella talks about Hunting in Wartime, her film about the Alaskan Tlingit tribe's Vietnam veterans | Full Story
  • Kevin Kuroda, the nephew of 442nd Regimental Combat Team soldier Robert Kuroda, recounts the story of his uncle's class ring recovered in France after 80 years | Full Story
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