The Body of An American

Chuck MacNaughton

Meet the Staff

Chuck MacNaughton, Digital Media Manager

"I think Dan O’Brien’s play gives voice to experiences that want to remain silent but cannot. It’s an intimate portrait of two men struggling with what thousands of people are actually struggling with right now."
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Paul Watson

Paul Watson

On Assignment

Playwright Dan O’Brien first encountered Paul Watson’s work in August 2007. Here’s an overview of Watson’s career.
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V-J Day

The Power of Photography

How Photojournalists Both Document and Shape Events

Paul Watson took a photo of a dead soldier being dragged through the streets of Mogadishu that changed the way Americans looked at the realities of war.
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Michael Hawley

Iraq Veteran Michael Hawley

An Interview with the Founder of Veterans Art Foundation

The Veterans Art Foundation (VAF) was established in 2008 with the mission of using art therapy to assist the recovery process for veterans dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and their families.
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Paul Watson

Paul Watson

A Career in War Zones

After graduating from Columbia, Watson began at the Toronto Star as a city reporter but began branching out into the field. His first war zones were Eritrea and Angola in the early 1990s.
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Veterans Art Foundation

Special Events

For The Body of An American

Veterans Art Foundation exhibit, a conversation with Paul Watson and Dan O'Brien, A Panel at the Mark Twain House, and more.
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Anastasia

Short Takes

Art Exhibit, NEA Grant, CT Humanities Funds

Please visit our exhibit from members of the Veterans Art Foundation upstairs in John and Kelly Hartman Foundation Lobby.
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