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A Lost Homeland

The Fall of Saigon marked the bitter end of the American War in Vietnam and the loss of a homeland for hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese people. Many refugees settled in America to start new lives.

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Pulitzer100: Embers of War

This program is funded in part by the Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative, which seeks to focus on journalism and the humanities, to imagine their future and to inspire new …

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Battlefields, Boeings and Basketball Courts

This special Veterans Day episode of With Good Reason shares memories from a few whose lives were changed by the Vietnam War.  

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Messages From a Forgotten Troopship

Troops in their bunks on the General Nelson M. Walker In the 1960s, it took almost three weeks to cross the sea from America to Vietnam. Three weeks for young …

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Will There Ever Be Peace On Earth?

Give peace a chance.  Teaching kids about peace might be just as important as reading, writing, and arithmetic.  Elavie Ndura-Ouedraogo (George Mason University) believes peace-building should be a part of …

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Will There Ever Be Peace On Earth?

Give peace a chance.  Teaching kids about peace might be just as important as reading, writing, and arithmetic.  Elavie Ndura-Ouedraogo (George Mason University) believes peace-building should be a part of …

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Replay: Women at War

Women journalists who covered the Vietnam War are often not given their proper due when the history of the conflict is told.  Joyce Hoffman (Old Dominion University) is the author …

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Replay: Trickster Heroines

During the Vietnam War, many young Vietnamese women moved from country villages to bigger cities to become bargirls. Some later came to the United States as refugees. Mai Lan Gustafsson …

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Trickster Heroines

During the Vietnam War, many young Vietnamese women moved from country villages to bigger cities to become bargirls.  Some later came to the United States as refugees.  Mai Lan Gustafsson …