On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
By the the time World War I ended, thousands of unidentified American soldiers had been laid to rest in Europe. But, in 1921, one would eventually find his way home –an unknown soldier interred atop a hill at Arlington National Cemetery.
What is the history and significance of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier? And can it still be meaningful in an era when war losses are largely identifiable by DNA testing?
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