1. Odysseus in America trailer 1

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    Odysseus in America is a documentary film based on psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan Shay’s groundbreaking book. The book and the film reveal the parallels in Odysseus’ epic ten-year journey home from Troy— sung by Homer 3,000 years ago — to events in the lives of todays American combat veterans. The ancients, the film argues, understood the psychological impact of combat on all those who fight, survive, and return home. Trailer features: Nathaniel Fick, USMC Force Recon General James Mattis, CENTCOM Commander Narration: David Strathairn http://odysseusinamericafilm.com

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    • Odysseus in America trailer 3

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      Odysseus in America is a documentary film based on psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan Shay’s ground breaking book. The book and the film reveal the parallels in Odysseus’ epic ten-year journey home from Troy— sung by Homer 3,000 years ago — to events in the lives of today’s American combat veterans. The ancients, the film argues, understood the psychological impact of combat on all those who fight, survive, and return home. Trailer features: Dr. Jonathan Shay

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      • Odysseus in America Trailer 2

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        Odysseus in America is a documentary film based on psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan Shay’s groundbreaking book. The book and the film reveal the parallels in Odysseus’ epic ten-year journey home from Troy— sung by Homer 3,000 years ago — to events in the lives of todays American combat veterans. The ancients, the film argues, understood the psychological impact of combat on all those who fight, survive, and return home. Trailer features: Rudy Reyes, USMC Force Recon Steven Pressfield, Author Colby Buzzell,Stryker Brigade Combat Team, U.S. Army Ronald Santa, U.S. Army, Chosin Reservoir veteran Max Cleland, former Senator, U.S. Army, Vietnam veteran Marianne Martin, wife of fallen Marine Shawn Martin

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        • Odysseus in America clip 4

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          General James Mattis talks about the speed in which people are reintegrated back into civilian society from war.

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          • Odysseus in America clip 1

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            Lt. General (ret) Gregory Newbold shares an anecdote about the military use of force in civilian society.

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            • Odysseus in America clip 5

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              Dr. Shay uses the tale of the Cyclops as a metaphor for the loss of identity. Odysseus escapes the monster by telling it, "My name is "Οὖτις" or no one.

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              • Odysseus in America clip 3

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                Tammy Duckworth discusses her harrowing accident and the honor that binds people together.

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                • Odysseus in America clip 6

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                  Colonel Dave Grossman talks about post-traumatic stress.

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                  • Odysseus in America clip 2

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                    Paul Rieckhoff and Max Cleland talk about the "chasm" of understanding.

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