WAMC Podcasts
WAMC Podcasts
WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation With Author And WWII Prison Camp Survivor Loet Velmans
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An encore airing of Alan Chartock’s 2004 In Conversation interview with Loet Velmans; a Sheffield, Massachusetts resident who passed away in 2016. Loet did hard time in a Japanese prison camp during the Second World War; and went on to become Chief Executive Officer of the Hill & Knowlton public relations firm. Alan speaks with Loet about his book Long Way Back To The River Kwai: A Harrowing True Story Of Survival In World War II.