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The Resource Frontline, The wounded platoon, a FRONTLINE co-production with Mongoose Pictures in association with the BBC ; written and directed by Dan Edge ; produced by Dan Edge and Christopher Buchanan

Frontline, The wounded platoon, a FRONTLINE co-production with Mongoose Pictures in association with the BBC ; written and directed by Dan Edge ; produced by Dan Edge and Christopher Buchanan

Label
Frontline, The wounded platoon
Title
Frontline
Title part
The wounded platoon
Statement of responsibility
a FRONTLINE co-production with Mongoose Pictures in association with the BBC ; written and directed by Dan Edge ; produced by Dan Edge and Christopher Buchanan
Title variation
Wounded platoon
Creator
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Reporter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"On November 30, 2007, 24-year-old Kevin Shields went out drinking with three Army buddies from Fort Carson, Colo., a base on the outskirts of Colorado Springs. A few hours later, he was dead -- shot twice in the head at close range and left by the side of the road by his fellow soldiers. Shields' murder punctuated a string of violent attacks committed by the three, who are now serving time in prison for this and other crimes, and it contributed to a startling statistic: Since the Iraq war began, a total of 17 soldiers from Fort Carson have been charged with or convicted of murder, manslaughter or attempted murder committed at home in the United States, and 36 have committed suicide. In The Wounded Platoon, Frontline investigates a single Fort Carson platoon of infantrymen -- the 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry -- and finds, after a long journey, a group of young men changed by war and battling a range of psychiatric disorders that many blame for their violent and self-destructive behavior. Since returning from Iraq, three members of the 3rd Platoon have been convicted on murder or attempted murder charges; one has been jailed for drunk driving and another for assaulting his wife; and one has attempted suicide."-- Frontline website
Member of
Cataloging source
NLM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Frontline (Television program)
  • Frontline (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Alex Archer ; music, Dan Edge, Henry Scowcroft
Dewey number
355.002
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned; audio described
LC call number
U22.3
LC item number
.W68 2010
NLM call number
  • 2010 AV-0141
  • WM 184
  • WM 184
NLM item number
F935w 2010
PerformerNote
Narrator, Will Lyman; reported by Christopher Buchanan, Dan Edge, L. Christopher Smith
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Edge, Dan
  • Buchanan, Christopher
  • Lyman, Will
  • Smith, L. Christopher
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Video
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychology, Military
  • Soldiers
  • Fort Carson (Colo.)
  • Combat
  • Combat Disorders
  • Iraq War, 2003 -
  • Military Personnel
  • Suicide
  • Violence
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Frontline, The wounded platoon, a FRONTLINE co-production with Mongoose Pictures in association with the BBC ; written and directed by Dan Edge ; produced by Dan Edge and Christopher Buchanan
Link
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally produced for public television broadcast on May 18, 2010
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Third Platoon's first year in Iraq -- 2. Fort Carson confronts a crisis -- 3. Third Platoon's second Iraq tour -- 4. "In Iraq, you've got to be numb" -- 5. Kenny Eastridge -- 6. Coming home -- 7. A reunion
Control code
17810411
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9781608832248
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887012270
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FRL62812
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn644671971
  • (OCoLC)644671971
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Frontline, The wounded platoon, a FRONTLINE co-production with Mongoose Pictures in association with the BBC ; written and directed by Dan Edge ; produced by Dan Edge and Christopher Buchanan
Link
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally produced for public television broadcast on May 18, 2010
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Third Platoon's first year in Iraq -- 2. Fort Carson confronts a crisis -- 3. Third Platoon's second Iraq tour -- 4. "In Iraq, you've got to be numb" -- 5. Kenny Eastridge -- 6. Coming home -- 7. A reunion
Control code
17810411
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9781608832248
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887012270
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FRL62812
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn644671971
  • (OCoLC)644671971
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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