Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
The Story of the Stars and the Stripes is a documentary program detailing the nation's first army newspaper, The Stars and Stripes. The film outlines the publication's development from the era of the Civil War through the Korean War. The Stars and Stripes, still active today as an online source, began in 1877. Through war after war, the paper provided a literate voice for the country's military and veteran community. The program features archival news stories and interviews with former military reporters.
army, mass-media, military, newspaper, war