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New Documentary Showcases Iowa Vietnam Veteran's Footage From The War

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Tony Dehner
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Jim Hamlyn in Iowa Public Radio's Cedar Falls studio

When Jim Hamlyn was deployed to Vietnam from 1966 to 1967, he took a 8mm movie camera with him. Like many soldiers that returned home, the haunting memories and complicated emotions came home with him, along with a rare collection of movies that have been given new life as part of the documentary, "A Bad Deal: My Vietnam War Story."

In this episode of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe talks with Hamlyn, as well as the producer of the documentary, Mark St. George of WSIU Public Broadcasting.