Military 23: A Conversation with Dr. Herman Harris—20-Year Army Veteran

Herman Harris joined the Army as the Vietnam War was coming to an end and continued serving for 20 years.  In this video he recounts being a paratrooper, discusses life in the military, and shares his insights on the value of military service.

Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 298: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Live Interviews

This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how live interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.

Download