The Telling Project: Minnesota Remembers Vietnam

Ken Sholes

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Ken Sholes enlisted in the Navy at the age of 20 to avoid being drafted and sent to Vietnam. He ended up in Vietnam, however, for a little under a year serving as a cook. Ken speaks about his experience of being a closeted gay man in the military and the silence that surrounded the homecoming of Vietnam veterans. He was involved locally in the movement to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

Aired: 09/29/17 | Rating: TV-PG

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