Beginning this spring and into the fall of 2017 KCPT will regularly host screenings related to the upcoming documentary series The Vietnam War as well as other events related to military veterans. We'll also share information about upcoming events hosted by our community partners.

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Past Events:

Women and War

As part of Veterans Coming Home, KCPT is partnering with Charlie Mike Theatre Company and the National WWI Museum and Memorial on two performances of the play “Women and War.”

2018 Veterans Salute

Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Saturday, September 22, for Mid-Continent Public Library’s annual Veterans Salute. This event pays tribute to the service and sacrifice

Veterans Writing Workshop 2018

Veterans, active military, and their family members can develop writing and narrative skills by taking part in sessions with professional writers and educators on Sept. 15, 2018.


The Vietnam War: An Evening with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

University of Kansas LIBRARIES

Resist and Respect - Exhibition

Explore Kansans' responses to the Vietnam War in this exhibit at the Haricombe Gallery in the University of Kansas' Watson Library beginning Sept. 14.

Kansas City Area Libraries

NEA Big Read - The Things They Carried

Participate in this city-wide, multi-library event by reading Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and attending a discussion or event at your local library.

Robert J. Dole Institute of politics - University of Kansas

The League of Wives - Exhibition

This Dole Institute special exhibit, running through Dec. 31, tells the story of the POW/MIA wives that bucked government protocol and challenged the role of “military wife.”


What it Means to be a Patriot: Vietnam War w/ John Musgrave

Join KCPT on Monday, Oct. 2 for a screening of The Vietnam War followed by a discussion with local Vietnam veteran John Musgrave at Lawrence's Liberty Hall.

MIDWEST Genealogy Center

Veterans Salute 2017

Join Mid-Continent Public Library in celebrating local veterans during this free program on Sept. 16 at the Midwest Genealogy Center.

Bank of America Celebration at the Station 2017

Join us for the 15th-annual Bank of America Celebration at the Station, honoring Veterans.

Indie Lens Pop-Up | Farmer/Veteran

Join KCPT and the Kansas International Film Festival for a special screening and discussion of "Farmer/Veteran" with the film's director, Jeremy Lange.

Indie Lens Pop-Up | National Bird

Join KCPT for a free screening of the documentary "National Bird" with director Sonia Kennebeck.

Deployment Playlist

From "The Battle Hymm of the Republic" to "Fortunate Son," members of the armed forces have always found purpose and solace in music. But unlike earlier generations of soldiers, newer technology like iPods and mp3 players give post-9/11 veterans portable and easy ways to bring their music on deployments.