The Price of Freedom

Overview

While most regular citizens view American POWs as nothing less than war heroes, many fail to realize that a good deal of former POWs view their capture as a personal failure, and silently carry that burden for years - and even decades - after returning home from the battlefield. In this award winning documentary, seven World War II veterans come together to share their stories and partake in a unique discussion designed to restore their shattered self esteem. Fifty years after defeating the enemy overseas, these ...
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Overview

While most regular citizens view American POWs as nothing less than war heroes, many fail to realize that a good deal of former POWs view their capture as a personal failure, and silently carry that burden for years - and even decades - after returning home from the battlefield. In this award winning documentary, seven World War II veterans come together to share their stories and partake in a unique discussion designed to restore their shattered self esteem. Fifty years after defeating the enemy overseas, these veterans unite on their native soil to conquer one final foe.
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Special Features

Closed Caption
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/27/2008
  • UPC: 841887009485
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 40:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 74,215

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Bruce Norfleet Director
Sandra W. Bradley Editor
Steve Kalafer Producer
Erich Roland Cinematographer
Cynthia Van Cleef Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 --
1. Introduction [7:01]
2. Surrender [6:17]
3. Life in the POW Camps [9:31]
4. Survival [4:02]
5. Final Days & Death [2:46]
6. March [3:04]
7. Freedom [2:36]
8. Coming Home [4:28]
9. Aftermath [:36]
10. Credits [:00]
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Menu

Disc #1 --
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   Scene Selections
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