May 28, Honoring Fallen Heroes

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Heard On Route 51
Photo by The U.S. Army (BY)

Each year in north central Wisconsin, the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer. But beyond the camping, picnics and parades, the holiday holds great meaning, honoring the men and women in the military who fought for our freedom – but never came home.

Shereen Siewert welcomes Annette Langlois Grunseth, a Wisconsin poet whose newly released book chronicles the Vietnam War experience through the eyes of her brother, an Army sergeant who served and later died as a result of his exposure to Agent Orange. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Director Chris Kolakowski will also join the conversation to discuss the museum’s mission and the history and significance of Memorial Day.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Rick Reyer Producer
  • Joy Ratchkramer Producer
  • Annette Langlois Grunseth Guest
  • Christopher L. Kolakowski Guest

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