"Seriously Not All Right" by Ron Capps

"Seriously Not All Right" by Ron Capps

Army veteran and former Foreign Service officer Ron Capps spent a decade chronicling atrocities in five war zones. We talk to Capps about his experience, the Veterans Writing Project he has founded to help others and the importance of reading writings about war.

Army veteran and former Foreign Service officer Ron Capps spent a decade chronicling atrocities in five war zones. A Post Traumatic Stress Disorder diagnosis set him down a long road to recovery, during which he found that writing about what he'd seen was a valuable, cathartic tool. We talk to Capps about his experience, the Veterans Writing Project he has founded to help others and the importance of reading writings about war.

Guests

Ron Capps

author, "Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years, A Memoir"; founding director, Veterans Writing Project; Lieutenant Colonel, US Army (ret.)

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