Spotlight: Veterans

November 11, 2018
Veteran walks with dog through straw field

Throughout November, public media is sharing stories of diverse experiences, challenges and successes of America’s veterans.

April 30, 2018
Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes

Celebrated chef and food ambassador Lidia Bastianich just won her second straight James Beard Award for PBS’s “Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes,” telling uplifting stories of military...

March 21, 2018
Homegrown Heroes at the APTS Summit

Master chef Lidia Bastianich reunited with three veterans from her PBS special “Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes,” to share their stories of service with public media leaders recently in...

December 13, 2017
Vegas PBS volunteers present veterans with Vietnam Veteran Honor Coin. Military and Veterans Appreciation Day on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, Las Vegas, NV. Courtesy: Vegas PBS

As part of a national conversation sparked by the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick epic documentary “The Vietnam War,” Vegas PBS honored local Vietnam veterans, hosted forums to discuss the film and...

November 29, 2017
Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes

This holiday season, Italian chef-extraordinaire Lidia Bastianich travels the country to visit with veterans who find farming to be their path back to civilian life.

June 17, 2017
Sal Giunta speaks at the PBS Annual Meeting

(Sal Giunta, the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War, addressed the CPB luncheon at the PBS Annual Meeting.