Willa Seidenberg is a former radio and TV journalist. She is professor of professional practice at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California where she teaches radio journalism.
William Short is a Viet Nam combat veteran, an educator and photographer based in Los Angeles. He was Associate Director of the Indochina Arts Project at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts. He was artist in residence at the Addison Gallery of American Art at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He has been a National Public Radio commentator, addressing issues of war and fatherhood. He was an associate producer on the film “Sir, No Sir” which is about GI resistance.
William Short's photos are represented in collections at the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Huntington Library, the Polaroid Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, Ha Noi, Viet Nam, the William Joiner Archives at the University of Massachusetts and the Colorado Collection at the University of Colorado. The work has been exhibited throughout the United States, as well as, Japan, Germany, Australia and Viet Nam.
Grants and support have come from: The Addison Gallery of American Art at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts; the William Joiner center for the Study of War and Social Consequences at the University of Massachusetts, Boston; the Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund, the Cambridge Arts Council; the Polaroid Corporation; the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington D.C. and the Pollock/Krasner Foundation.
“A Matter of Conscience: GI Resistance During the Vietnam War” was published by the Addison Gallery of American Art in 1992. It can be found on Amazon.
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