Milwaukee PBS Specials

Behind The Pearl Earrings: The Story of Dickey Chapelle

Special | 56m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Clad in fatigues, an Australian bush hat, harlequin eyeglasses, a Leica camera slung around her shoulders and an infamous pair of pearl earrings, Dickey Chapelle stood out and defied everyone's notion of what a war correspondent was. Striving to not just capture the horrors of the war, but also the day-to-day lives of soldiers, and how combat took a heavy toll on them.

Aired: 10/12/21

Rating: NR

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