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November 9, 2015

Documents that Changed the World: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1982

Visitors touch names and leave gifts at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., in 2006.

The Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., is many things to many people. To Joe Janes of the Information School, the son of a World War II veteran and creator of the Documents that Changed the World podcast series, the memorial, the discussions it sparked and the hearts it helps heal — “the totality of the wall” he says – together comprise an important document.


April 29, 2013

Blast concussions could cause pituitary deficiencies in war vets

IED blast Afghanistan

Low pituitary hormone levels can mimic symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress syndrome, but are easily treated.