Marine Cpl. David Smith has struggled with PTSD since returning from duty in Iraq. The UC Berkeley student waited more than a year for approval of his disability benefits claim. TRANSCRIPT: [On-screen text: Marine Cpl. David Smith, now a political science student at UC Berkeley, has suffered from PTSD and depression since returning from Iraq. […]
Lonny Shavelson is a radio and photo/multimedia journalist and an author. He has produced stories on themes from global music for BBC/PRI’s “The World” to science, religion and culture for NPR. His articles have appeared in numerous publications, from The New York Times to Family Circle
Lonny is the author of six books, most recently “Under the Dragon: California’s New Culture,” co-written with Fred Setterberg, which was also an exhibit, “Trading Traditions,” at the Oakland Museum of California and The California Museum in Sacramento.
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