Veteran journalist Ann Curry is coming back to television with the new PBS program, “We’ll Meet Again.” It focuses on reunions between people whose lives intersected and were torn apart at pivotal moments in world history, including the Vietnam War and the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
The first episode documents a Japanese-American woman, Reiko Nagumo, who was sent to an internment camp during World War II. She’s searching for the childhood friend, Mary, who stood by her when others were being hostile to Japanese-Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
“It was just lovely to watch them reunite. We had our headsets on. We were trying to stay away, a little bit back from them so that they could really have that moment alone. We wanted to honor that, respect that. I mean, we were all sobbing, including the cameramen,” said Curry, who is both executive producer and reporter for the show. She was with NBC’s “Today” show for 15 years and co-anchored alongside Matt Lauer from 2011 to 2012 before a highly publicized break with the broadcast. Curry left NBC in…
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