O'Connell speaks about his father, among other war veterans, dealing with the effects of the wars they fought in. He explains his father's history from how he enilisted to how he died. He also touches upon other's war experiences and writing about the after effects of them as well.
"Wars Remembered (2003),"
New England Journal of Public Policy:
1, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol28/iss1/12