The lasting effects of war

Tom introduces “Peat Bog Soldier” by Diane Weyermann. It is a powerful interview with Spanish Civil War veteran Eddie Balchowsky, who suffered a lifelong battle with depression, alcoholism, and drug addiction after a devastating combat injury.

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Click here to watch a longer interview with another Spanish Civil War vet, John Rossen.

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