October 19, 2015 Watertown, NY – WPBS is pleased to announce their latest local documentary and Public Eye Special with Jeff Cole, “Honor Flight”. This special will be screened as part of the Cinema Six line-up, November 11th at 7:30pm at WPBS-DT, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY. All Cinema Six screenings are free and open to the public. Honor Flight will air on WPBS-DT on November 11th at 8pm and will be available to watch online at watch.wpbstv.org after the broadcast premiere.
In early October, WPBS-DT producer, Roque Murray and WWNY-TV Morning and Noon News Anchor and host of Public Eye, Jeff Cole, had the privilege of traveling on the Sixth Mission Honor Flight out of Syracuse, NY. On board were 80 veterans, three from northern New York, and WWII Veteran Amos Cambron, who is the focus of this special edition of Public Eye.
The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. They transport our nation’s heroes (free of charge) to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans – World War II survivors, along with those other veterans who may be terminally ill. Honor Flight Syracuse is one of more than 140 Regional Hubs in the National Honor Flight Network.
Join us this Veteran’s Day for WPBS-DT’s Cinema Six screening of this special edition of Public Eye: Honor Flight. The evening will begin at 7:30pm with refreshments, followed by the 30 minute screening at 8pm. A live discussion with speaker, Kent Bolke, curator of the 10th Mountain Division & Fort Drum Museum and Coast Guard Veteran, will begin immediately following the screening. We invite you to join us we journey to Washington D.C. to honor these special men and women.
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