A Salute In Song For Veterans Day

Airs Monday, November 11, 2019, at 9 p.m. First known as Armistice Day, November 11th , is the day that World War I ended. So the program begins with the music and history of World War I, then moves quickly to World War II , Korea , Vietnam , Persian Gulf , Bosnia, Iraq , and Afghanistan.
     You'll hear songs from rock band Steppenwolf; the Navy Band's Country Current; the BBC Orchestra & Royal Air Force Band; ‘60s rock group Jefferson Airplane; the Glenn Miller Orchestra; Bette Midler; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; country music star Toby Keith; plus music from Broadway shows Phantom of the Opera, The King & I, and Hair; and a unique song about The Gulf War from a seldom heard talent.
     You'll also witness the heartfelt remembrances of D-Day veterans, Vietnam DJ Adrian Cronauer, Generals Norman Schwarzkopf and Colin Powell, and the voices of Presidents Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and Obama.
     You may be surprised to find out that strife over our entry into war has included more than just Vietnam and Iraq.  We sight the hardships of combat, and strongly honor our fighting men and women for their efforts.