The program chronicles the fall of the Philippines and the Bataan Death March in the early months of World War II. The program contains first-account interviews with over twenty former survivors of the conflict. This poignant story is also told by several unpublished diaries, rare photos and drawings and never before seen Japanese propaganda film footage. Narrated by Alec Baldwin, The Tragedy of Bataan is a television documentary and five-part radio series for PBS/NPR stations. The Radio series is distributed by PRX.