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Documentary 'Off to War' Tracks Guard Unit

The documentary Off to War, on the Discovery Times channel, follows a unit of the Arkansas National Guard to Iraq, and gauges the impact on their families. Hear filmmakers Brent and Craig Renaud, Sgt. David Short, and NPR's Scott Simon.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.