The Warrior Tradition

Art, Honor and Service

Clip | 5m 33s

Distinguished Onöndowa’ga:’ (Seneca) artist and Vietnam veteran, Carson Waterman, says art saved his life. First, when he was reassigned as a ‘combat artist’ after serving seven months in the 4th Infantry and later, when he returned home, art provided him a respite from the wartime trauma he carried.

Aired: 11/11/19

Rating: NR

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