A Thousand Words

Thursday, October 25, Freer|Sackler Gallery of Art
Runtime: 8 min

In this award-winning film, a Vietnam veteran who has suffered a stroke tries to recapture his war experience for his children, who discover that the true story can be found in the photography and moving images their father has left behind.

Check out some amazing objects in the museum's collection related to this film.
Dog tag and P38 can opener used by James E. Brown during the Vietnam War Credit: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of James E. Brown