Telling War Photo and Video Gallery

Our gallery captures photos and video from past events. We are grateful to our guest speakers and event participants for taking part in Telling War.

Person being interviewed in front of video camera.

The Telling War Tapes

Part 1: Three Spokane area Vietnam Veterans of Telling War sat down with filmmaker Ron Osgood to talk about their service lives: Joining, Serving and Returning. We are grateful to each Veteran who took to take part in the 2019 interviews.

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Tellling War Anthology 2017-2019

Telling War Anthology 2017-2019

The Telling War Anthology is a collection of work created in conjunction with the NEH Dialogues on the Experience of War Funded Telling War initiative in Spokane, WA.

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Group photo of Larry Plager and the Telling War group gathered around a bookcase with a collection of Vietnam war books.

Plager Collection Vietnam War Materials

Gonzaga's "Plager Collection" features a series of Vietnam War materials donated by Larry Plager with thanks to Gonzaga's Telling War Project.

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Terminal Lance promotional poster.

Maximilian Uriarte (aka Terminal Lance)

Maximilian Uriarte visited Gonzaga to talk about his creative process for "Terminal Lance” and his graphic novel, The White Donkey. He led participating Veterans through a comic strip workshop where they turned some of their most memorable military experiences into a three-panel “joke."

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Decorative poster with paintings of Vietnam and a row of photos of soldiers in various locations in Vietnam.

Telling War hosted by Ron Osgood

Ron Osgood is a Vietnam Veteran, Documentary Filmmaker & Professor Emeritus from the Media School at Indiana University.

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Listen to a public radio interview with Ron Osgood.

Telling war banner hangs from a outdoor venue.

Session #4 — Telling War Dialogues - Getting Back to Nature

Our final event for spring 2018.

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Decorative photo of Telling War paper project

Session #3 — Telling War Dialogues - Paper Making & Book Binding

Exploring Your Personal Relationship with War

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The book titled Six-Word War with an image of author Mike Nemeth

Session #2 — Telling War Dialogues - Mike Nemeth

Mike Nemeth, US Army Veteran and editor of Six Word War was a guest for the Telling War dialogue sessions. His discussion included exploring veterans relationship with war.

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Kevin Powers, Iraq Veteran and author of Yellow Birds

Session #1 — Telling War Dialogues- Kevin Powers

Kevin Powers is an American writer, poet, and Iraq war veteran. He was a guest speaker at Gonzaga University discussing his novel, The Yellow Birds.

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Telling War Military Veterans Initiative Peace Paper Project Event Flyer

Veterans Day Paper Project

This unique experience brought veterans and their families together to learn the art of paper making. From this experience came finished works of art, experiences of war shared, and new friends made.

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ZagFam Weekend

Gonzaga's ZagFam Weekend provided an opportunity to introduce the Telling War Project to families of current students visiting the campus. This well attended event provided a detailed overview of Telling War and its impact on the local Veteran's community.

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Dr. Lisa Silvestri Discusses Telling War

This video introduces the grant and Dr. Silvestri's plans for the program within the greater Spokane community,

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