During the past few years, WPT has been an innovative leader in public television as it has told the stories of Wisconsin soldiers through the groundbreaking and award-winning Wisconsin World War II Stories and Wisconsin Korean War Stories projects.
Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories is the third installment in the Wisconsin War Stories series. It is a sweeping 3-hour look at the experiences and impact of the Vietnam War on Wisconsin soldiers and civilians. It premiered on WPT May 24, 2010. Visit website.
Purchase the full 3-hour documentary on a two-DVD set for $24.95.
Purchase the national 1-hour Vietnam War Stories documentary as seen on PBS stations around the country. $19.95.
Wisconsin Hometown Stories | This ongoing documentary project tells Wisconsin's stories, one city at a time.
Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Wausau premiered Monday, Jan. 24, 2011.
Visit the Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Wausau website»
Buy the DVD for Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Wausau. $19.95.
Select from an array of online materials related to Hometown Stories created teacher committees working in cooperation with the Educational Communications Board. Teacher Resources:
- Manitowoc-Two Rivers
- La Crosse
- Green Bay
Eddie Benton-Benai describes the roles that instruments such as the shaker, flute and drum play in Ojibwe life. A group of young musicians called the Spirit Bird Singers extend the traditions. view clip
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Hometown Stories: Green Bay
Hometown Stories: Janesville
Hometown Stories: La Crosse
Hometown Stories: Wausau
Old World Stories
Sesquicentennial Wisconsin Stories
When Wisconsin Was New France
Wisconsin Korean War Stories
Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories
Wisconsin WWII Stories
Find Wisconsin WWII resources, places to visit, classroom activities and lesson plans
Oral history tools, preservation tips, classroom aids and a speakers bureau.
Cooperating organizations that make these programs possible.
The Wisconsin World War II Honor Roll 1941 - 1945
The first-ever comprehensive, single-format list of all 8,432 deaths of Wisconsin servicemen and women, representing all branches of the armed forces. View PDF (380 KB).
Portraits of Korean War Vets
Portraits honor Korean War vets who served in Korea.
Portraits honor 14 Wisconsin veterans who served in the Allied war effort.
Art Kaftan War Photography
De Pere resident Art Kaftan brought a camera and a gifted eye to Europe in the latter part of WWII and the early part of the aftermath.
Watch 52 one-minute vignettes on people and events from the past.