NYS Military Museum and Veterans Research Center Director Michael Aikey discusses New York State’s display of World War II artifacts and exhibits with WMHT public television producer Matt Ryan at the Saratoga Springs Military Museum on July 25, 2007. The Capital District public television station airs the Ken Burns documentary “The War” this Sunday, September 23 at 8 p.m. and wanted perspectives from the Military Museum on New York’s preservation of Second World War oral histories and artifacts. The seven-part series, directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women.
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