Remembrance Day & Veterans Day Programming

Sunday, November 10th

12:00 pm Washington National Cathedral -  Set in the National Cathedral, it is a celebration of veterans of military service. The program is combination of live entertainment and pre-produced packages about the concerns, experiences, and successes of veterans. The U. S. Marine Corp Orchestra and Cathedral Choir anchor entertainment. An eclectic mix of musical performers features veterans. There are features on Presidents George H. Bush and Jimmy Carter, both veterans. Interviews with vets from WWII to Afghanistan tell their stories.
1:00 pm Military Family Documentary: While Time Stands Still - is the first film to chronicle the lives of military families during wartime, and depict the impact war has on families. This moving documentary created by female filmmaker gives a voice to women, to wives and mothers, a rarely seen perspective. "Military Family Documentary: While Time Stands Still" honors and celebrates the contribution of women to the history of the United States of America.
2:00 pm Music & Might: Above & Beyond the Call of Duty - is a one‐hour special celebrating our nation's military and our greatest heroes, Americans who went Above and Beyond the Call of Duty, recipients of the Medal of Honor. Featuring over 1,000 performers from 7 nations in a display of inspirational patriotic music, majestic massed pipes and drums, show stopping drill team maneuvers, and exquisite Highland dancers. 
3:00 pm Songwriting with Soldiers - Celebrate a unique collaborative of professional artists working with veterans and families to tell stories of war and the return home through lyrics and song. This concert special celebrates music with the power to heal and bring diverse people together.
5:00 pm
WORLD
America Reframed - Surviving Home - SURVIVING HOME uncovers a detrimental gap between military veterans and the civilian populace they protected, while also exposing a culture of silence that prevents many of them from talking about their experiences in war. Through the bravery of the men and women who share their stories, audiences are introduced to a diverse community of veterans who have discovered incredible ways to not only survive, but ultimately to thrive and continue their service to others.

6:30 pm
WORLD

Independent Lens "Served Like a Girl" - Served Like a Girl is a powerful and poignant look at a group of diverse female veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Struggling with PTSD, homelessness, broken families, serious illness, physical injuries, and military sexual abuse, these inspiring women find ways to adapt to the challenges they face through participation in the "Ms. Veteran America" competition.
6:30 pm

Music & The Spoken Word - For more than eight decades, nearly the lifetime of radio, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has presented a weekly program — Music and the Spoken Word — without interruption, giving voice to peace, hope, and inspiration.

Featured Music:
"This Is a Great Country" 
"Who Are the Brave?" 
"The Mansions of the Lord"
"America the Beautiful" 
"The Last Full Measure of Devotion" 
"Let There Be Peace on Earth" 
"A Tribute to the Armed Services"

Spoken Word: Blessed Are the Peacemakers

10:00 pm
WORLD
On Home Ground: Life after Service gives an intimate look into the lives of three veterans who returned home to the Adirondacks in upstate New York after deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. The film poses the question: after all the sacrifice, when does home finally feel like home again? The documentary guides viewers on a journey of re-assimilation into civilian life with veterans living near the Adirondack Mountains. 
11:00 pm
WORLD
Comedy Bootcamp: The Documentary is inspired by service members and military families who have lived through some of life’s greatest challenges. Their stories convey resilience, hope and humor. Follow the newest class of veteran comedians as they learn to use humor as a way to share their journeys and connect their stories to others.

Monday, November 11th

7:00 pm
WORLD

Repeats 11/2 @ 2 pm
Peoples Protectors - Four Native American veterans reflect on their experiences in the military during the divisive Vietnam War and how their communities helped them carry t. From the Marine Corps to the Navy to the US Army veterans Valerie Barber, Art Owen, Sandy White Hawk, Vince Beyl, and civilian eyapaha (announcer) Jerry Dearly recall their memories of one of the most controversial wars in United States history.

8:00 pm
WORLD

New Leash on Life: K9s for Warriors Story - The documentary features the impact of service-dog agency K9s For Warriors on the lives of three American veterans struggling with trauma sustained in service overseas. Founded by Shari Duval and her son Brett Simon, who served two tours in Iraq, K9s For Warriors matches veterans Adam, Shilo and Louis with companion dogs. Each learns to manage issues such as flashbacks, hypervigilance, and invisible psychological damage.
10:00 pm Independent Lens "The Interpreters" - The Interpreters is a poignant but tense portrayal of a very human and high-stakes side of war's aftermath, the story of how Afghan and Iraqi interpreters risked their lives aiding American troops--but then became the people we left behind.
11:00 pm Warrior Tradition - The Warrior Tradition tells the astonishing, heartbreaking, inspiring, and largely-untold story of Native Americans in the United States military. Why would Indian men and women put their lives on the line for the very government that took their homelands? The film relates the stories of Native American warriors from their own points of view – stories of service and pain, of courage and fear.

Tuesday, November 12th

7:00 pm
WORLD
Warrior Tradition - The Warrior Tradition tells the astonishing, heartbreaking, inspiring, and largely-untold story of Native Americans in the United States military. Why would Indian men and women put their lives on the line for the very government that took their homelands? The film relates the stories of Native American warriors from their own points of view – stories of service and pain, of courage and fear.