A Conversation with Hank Harrison, United States Marine Corps (Member Created Video)
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Meet Hank Harrison, veteran of the Marine Corps and current teacher at Ladue High School as he shares stories of his military service and the values of being a part of the military. This video was produced by St. Louis area Ladue High School broadcast journalism student Marilyn Lercel.

Type of Video: Interview*
Unique Video ID: Military-52**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video as part of a career exploration unit. What do students learn about military service that they did not know/understand before viewing the video? What is their view of individuals who choose a military career? Would they be interested in a military career? Why or why not?
  • Provide the video to students as they engage in projects related to recent world history. What first person information/video excerpts can they use in their project?


*Interviews feature extended conversation exploring fascinating topics with fascinating people in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.