026 Sara Vladic: Documentary Filmmaker and Co-Author of Indianapolis

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By Nathan Mersereau. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode, Nathan and Sara Vladic discuss:

  • Sara’s role as the storyteller for USS Indianapolis
  • The story of USS Indianapolis.
  • What Sara has learned over the 17-year-long project.
  • The legacy of the USS Indianapolis.

Key Takeaways:

  • A perfect storm of miscommunication occurred in the disaster of the USS Indianapolis sinking on July 30, 1945.
  • Only 316 survived from the original 1,196 crew on board.
  • The legacy of the Indianapolis story is to recognize the significance of what our veterans choose to do for us and how they fought to provide the freedoms which we now enjoy.

"Not all of us are meant to serve, but we can certainly serve those who did and we should never forget that." — Sara Vladic

Connect with Sara Vladic:

Twitter: @SurfinSara

Book: Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man

Connect with Nathan Mersereau:

Phone: 248-645-1520

Website: www.dayinacanoe.com

Email: nathan.mersereau@planningalt.com

Twitter: @NathanMersereau

LinkedIn: Nathan Mersereau

Address: 36800 Woodward Avenue, Suite 200

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Show Notes by Podcastologist/Show Producer: Chelsea Taylor-Sturkie

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