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Hal Kushner

  • PBS is airing The Vietnam War, a 10 part documentary directed by Lynn Novick and Ken Burns. Novick and Daytona Beach resident Dr. Hal Kushner, who was a prisoner of war and is featured in the documentary join Intersection for a conversation about the war.
  • Hal Kushner was a US Army flight surgeon who deployed to Vietnam in 1967. After his helicopter crashed, Kushner was captured, and spent more than five years in North Vietnamese prison camps. Kushner's story is part of a new documentary series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that airs on PBS in September.