VA: The Human Cost of War (2017)


VA: The Human Cost of War explores the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs, from the troubled beginnings of the Veterans Bureau of the 1920s to the modern VA system.


The Human Cost of War takes a broad look at the US Department of Veterans Affairs – examining the organisation’s history, leadership, structure, funding and relationship to veterans.

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s):
  • Director(s):
    • Ric Burns.
  • Producer(s):
    • Kathryn Clinard … producer.
    • Bonnie Lafave … producer.
    • Lois Pope … executive producer.
  • Writer(s):
  • Music:
    • Ben Messelbeck.
  • Cinematography:
    • Buddy Squires.
  • Editor(s):
    • Chih Hsuan Liang.
    • Mikaela Shwer.
    • Li-Shin Yu.
  • Production:
    • LP Life Productions.
    • Steeplechase Films
  • Distributor(s):
    • PBS.
  • Release Date: 07 November 2017 (US).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 56 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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