The Veterans Legacy Project class is being offered to WW II, Korean War, Vietnam, Persian Gulf wars and other military personnel interested in recording their military service experience. Presently, the class meets every Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 at La Mirada Activity Center. The purpose of the class is to provide veterans the opportunity to document their military service through writing or being interviewed using a videocamera and receiving a copy of your interview on a DVD. A nominal fee is involved for the production of the DVD. The purpose of the class is to preserve the stories of the dutiful, young, heroic men and women of our great country who fought to preserve the liberties and freedom we so enjoy and take pride acknowledging everyday.
To structure the interview, a list of chronologically ordered questions is used to guide the interview process. This document will serve to structure your story. As the interviewee, you are entitled to revise or request I ask additional questions in the interview. In general, an interview lasts between three and four hours and requires a few sessions to complete. Interviewees are asked to bring memorabilia such as medals, photographs and other items to be included in the filming.
The final product you will receive is a DVD containing your interview. The DVD represents the master from which additional copies can be made. We are in the process of determining how additional copies of your interview can be made available to you so you can give copies of it to family members.
Because We Were There
Phone: 562 230-3334
Fax: (562) 594-0681
The Veterans Legacy Class meets on Wednesdays at La Mirada Activity Center from 9:00 - 11:00 am
La Mirada Activity Center
13810 La Mirada Blvd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
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