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American Chronicles: The Vietnam War

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The first-ever collection of stories from NPR explores the Vietnam War from the perspective of both ordinary people affected by the conflict and high-ranking policy makers and military officials - from its origins to the major battles, through the Fall of Saigon, to repercussions of the conflict still felt today.

Contents:

  • Introduction by Audie Cornish
  • At the Vietnam War Memorial
  • May Day War Protest in Washington, D.C.
  • Gulf of Tonkin’s Phantom Attack
  • POW Wives
  • Ruth Harrison
  • Soldiers’ Stories: Protesting Vietnam
  • A Red Cross Worker’s War Memories
  • Dick Gregory: Ideologies and War
  • A Soldier’s Daughter
  • ‘Dangerous Man’ Daniel Ellsberg Reflects
  • A Vietnam Vet in His Own Words
  • Cronkite on Vietnam War
  • McNamara, Morris, and The Fog of War
  • The Vietnam War, Through Eddie Adams’ Lens
  • “Zippo Songs” of Vietnam
  • At Vietnam Memorial, Unlikely Bond Began
  • My Lai Eyewitness
  • A Wartime Diary Touches Vietnamese
  • Vietnam Homecoming: Communism and Memories
  • Forgotten Ship: A Daring Rescue as Saigon Fell
  • Shots Still Reverberate for Survivors of Kent State
  • Billy Bang’s “Vietnam: The Aftermath”
  • Remembering Reunification
  • Goodbye, Saigon
  • Saigons and Bygones

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