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NPR reports on the Vietnam War, from its origins to the major battles, through the Fall of Saigon, to repercussions of the conflict still felt today.

Stories include
  • The Gulf of Tonkin
  • The Tet Offensive
  • The My Lai Massacre
  • John Kerry’s testimony before Senate Panel
  • Fall of Saigon
  • Rescue Efforts of the USS Kirk after the fall of Saigon.
  • Women’s Experiences in Vietnam
  • The Home Front
  • Vietnamese voices
  • Daniel Ellsberg on the Pentagon Papers
  • Synopsis:

    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.

    Synopsis:

    NPR reports on the Vietnam War, from its origins to the major battles, through the Fall of Saigon, to repercussions of the conflict still felt today.

    About the Author

    Internationally acclaimed, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly, and, unlike other media, NPR’s audience continues to grow. NPR member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming.

    Table of Contents

    Contents:

    • Introduction by Audie Cornish
    • At the Vietnam War Memorial
    • May Day War Protest in Washington, D.C.
    • Gulf of Tonkins Phantom Attack
    • POW Wives
    • Ruth Harrison
    • Soldiers Stories: Protesting Vietnam
    • A Red Cross Workers War Memories
    • Dick Gregory: Ideologies and War
    • A Soldiers 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 Bangs “Vietnam: The Aftermath”
    • Remembering Reunification
    • Goodbye, Saigon
    • Saigons and Bygones

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781611748901
    Author:
    Npr
    Publisher:
    Highbridge Company
    Author:
    NPR
    Author:
    Cornish, Audie
    Subject:
    Military - Vietnam War
    Subject:
    Performing Arts-Radio - General
    Subject:
    Communications-Radio
    Edition Description:
    Unabridged,Original radio broadcast; 3.75 hours
    Series:
    NPR American Chronicles
    Publication Date:
    20130131
    Binding:
    COMPACT DISC
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    225
    Dimensions:
    5.63 x 4.94 x 0.7 in 0.31 lb

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    "Synopsis" by , 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.
    "Synopsis" by ,

    NPR reports on the Vietnam War, from its origins to the major battles, through the Fall of Saigon, to repercussions of the conflict still felt today.

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