His Name was Louis Coleman


Vietnam Veteran, Meredith Townsend III, shares a story about his encounter with a former high school bandmate, Louis Coleman Jr., in wartime Vietnam. Meredith, driven by his passion to serve his country, volunteered to join the Army as a Military Police Officer. He describes his reunion with Coleman: a reunion that turned into one of the toughest experiences he ever faced. Vietnam Echoes is produced by Alaska Public Media on the occasion of The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick premiering on PBS in September 2017.


Title: His Name was Louis Coleman

Type: Interstitial/Promo

Subject(s): Vietnam

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: Alaska Public Media

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 09/14/2017

Runtime: 00:01:39

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  • Territory (*Please note: all internet exploitation of this program must be geo-limited to the specified territory): Worldwide
  • Releases: Unlimited
  • Term: In perpetuity
  • Editing Allowed?: No
  • Digital Classroom Rights: Yes
  • Promotional Use: No

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Special Instructions: N/A

File Clean of Graphics: No

Language: English


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