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United States

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English


Episodes

1946-2017: After

1/3/2018
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Duration:00:19:21

Discussion: Part II

12/27/2017
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Duration:00:23:38

1944-1945: The end

12/27/2017
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Duration:00:22:53

1943-1944: Battles

12/20/2017
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Frank has seen his first combat, as Ralph and John prepare for their own deployments. Facing war has the brothers engaged in intense battles -- both physical and mental. Actors: Michael Ball (Ralph), Zachary Burgart (Frank), Jeff Chiang (John), Brendan Wentz (Sanford).

Duration:00:17:27

Discussion: Part I

12/13/2017
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The actors in this podcast are all veterans themselves. They join Dan to discuss their experiences reading the letters, and what is universal about the story of the Eyde family.

Duration:00:20:28

1942: The start

12/13/2017
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With the country at war, the Eyde brothers await their fates. Frank and Ralph inch closer to action, as they anxiously try to keep younger brother John away from the front lines. Actors: Michael Ball (Ralph), Zachary Burgart (Frank), Jeff Chiang (John).

Duration:00:17:21

1941: The calm

12/6/2017
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Meet the Eydes, four brothers from Rockford, Ill., living through the Great Depression. Even with two away at basic training, and Adolf Hitler’s conquest of Europe well underway, war still seemed a remote possibility. Until the unthinkable. Actors: Michael Ball (Ralph), Zachary Burgart (Frank), Jeff Chiang (John), Brendan Wentz (Sanford).

Duration:00:23:06

An introduction

11/30/2017
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Duration:00:03:24