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American Chronicles: The Vietnam War

$24.95

American Chronicles: The Vietnam War

$24.95

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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.

  • • 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


  • ISBN-13: 9781611748901

    Format: CD

    Publisher: HighBridge Company

    Publication date: 01/29/2013

    Unabridged, 3 hours