History's Hook

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This episode of History’s Hook features the Vietnam reminiscences of Mr. Bill McEwen. A native of Columbia, Tennessee, he graduated from Columbia Military Academy. He attended the University of Tennessee, where he holds both bachelor and master’s degrees. He joined the military in 1966 and after attending Officers Candidate School, was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the Marine Corps. He served in Vietnam from July 7, 1967 to July 21, 1968 in Marine Air Support Squadron 3, taking part in one of the largest engagements of the war at Khe Sanh.

What is History's Hook?

History’s Hook is a weekly audio-media series that uses local stories…stories found in everyone’s backyard…to explore national and world history. The show features experts and eye-witnesses to events that make those connections in history. The show’s host, Tom Price is a veteran historian who has spent nearly 30 years working in museums and archives finding those documents and objects that tell the stories of all of us. He has published numerous articles on U.S. History and has curated fifteen major exhibitions related to American History and culture.