Screening of Emmy-nominated film based on USM professor's book to take place Thursday night

Screening of Emmy-nominated film based on USM professor's book to take place Thursday night

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - An Emmy-nominated film about the Vietnam War based on a Southern Miss professor's book will be screened on the Hattiesburg campus Thursday night.

"Bothers in War" will be shown at 6 p.m. in Room 108 of the Liberal Arts Building.

The film, which originally aired on the National Geographic Channel, was inspired by professor Andrew Wiest's book, "The Boys of '67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam."

It has been nominated for an Emmy Award for best long-form documentary.

Before the screening at 5 p.m., Wiest will sign copies of his book.

A question and answer session will follow the screening. It will include John Young, one of the veterans profiled in the book and documentary.

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