Vaughn Hood was a 118-pound barber when he was drafted into the Vietnam War, and in Vaughn’s war, most men didn’t survive their first three-month tour. In honor of Veteran’s Day, here is the story of an extraordinary American life.
This story is co-produced by Larry Massett and Erica Heilman. It first ran in 2015. To read the comments on this story from over the years, click here.
Music in this show:
Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten–Arvo Part
Tabula Rasa for 2 violins, strings and prepared piano–Arvo Part
Speigel im Speigel–Arvo Part
Under the Weather Mix–Steve Reich
Clapping Music–Steve Reich