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Honoring our Veterans

Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge Rd.
Ridgefield, 06877
Date(s): November 13, 2012
Time(s): 7:30 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Secondary Category: Special Community

American Vietnam War veteran and recipient of the Medal of Honor Paul Bucha was sent to Vietnam in 1967 as a captain and commander of the U.S. Army Company D. 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment. On March 16, 1968, he and his company of 89 men were dropped by helicopter southwest of Phuoc Vinh in Binh Duong Province, the company's lead group of about 12 men came under heavy fire and was pinned down. Bucha crawled towards them and destroyed an NVA bunker, as the NVA forces withdrew, he led a party to rescue those soldiers who had been cut off from the rest of the company. After his tour of Vietnam he taught at West Point and most recently was a foreign policy advisor to Barack Obama's 2088 presidential campaign.

As an Emmy Award winning new correspondance who has covered may historic headlines, Morton Dean has traveled extensively covering breaking stories around the world and specialized in coverage of the U.S. space program, national politics and the Vietnam War.

Hear both of these men speak giving viewpoints of history through stories of the people they met and the issues they faced.

Admission: General admission $25, veterans and students $20. Gold Circle ticket $45 includes pre-show cocktail party and meet and greet.
Phone: (203) 438-5795
Handicap accessible: Yes
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