Vietnam War nurses tell their story on Veterans Day Two Minnesotans are among the 6,000 military nurses who served in the Vietnam War. Their story is told in a new book, "Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam." Why did they enlist, and what did they experience in Vietnam and at home after the war?11:00 a.m.
Kim Heikkila: Adjunct instructor of history, St. Catherine University. Author of "Sisterhood of War: Minnesota Women in Vietnam."
Kay Bauer: US Navy and US Navy Reserves. Navy Nurse Corps.
Remembering legendary radio dramatist Norman Corwin Norman Corwin has been called the poet laureate of radio's golden age. He died last month at the age of 101. Midday remembers Corwin with a short documentary on his career, and excerpts from his masterpiece, "On a Note of Triumph", which remains the most listened to radio drama in U.S. history.
Later in the hour, author Tim O'Brien discusses his critically acclaimed short story collection on the Vietnam War, "The Things They Carried."12:00 p.m.