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Connections: A New Drama Features A Father-And-Son Veterans Day Story

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This Veterans Day, we're discussing a new drama written by a man who has spent years helping veterans readjust to post-war life in America.

Tom Bird is the playwright of Bearing Witness, which opened Thursday at the Downstairs Cabaret Theatre. The show includes reference to Tom's father, a doctor who helped liberate the Mauthausen Concentration Camp near the end of WWII.

Bird is a Vietnam veteran who recalls his own wartime experience. We sit down with him for this timely discussion.

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.