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Glory Denied

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Presented by Pittsburgh Opera at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters, Pittsburgh PA

Feb 23 2019
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Mar 03 2019
Glory Denied

Based on a book by Tom Philpott, Glory Denied tells the true story of Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war. The opera deals with Thompson’s suffering during the Vietnam War and the aftermath that followed his liberation.

Based on a book by Tom Philpott, Glory Denied tells the true story of Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war. The opera deals not only with Thompson’s suffering in the jungle of southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, but also the tragic aftermath that followed his liberation.

Colonel Thompson endured his brutal captivity by doggedly clinging to memories of his loving wife Alyce and their children. Alyce, however, believed Jim was dead. She and her children moved to

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Audio Description
    • Braille
    • Closed Caption
    • Large Print
    • Open Caption
    • Wheelchair Access

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