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NPR American Chronicles: The Vietnam War


Narrator Audie Cornish

Publisher: HighBridge Audio

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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.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.Contents:Introduction by Audie CornishAt the Vietnam War MemorialMay Day War Protest in Washington, D.C.Gulf of Tonkin’s Phantom AttackPOW WivesRuth HarrisonSoldiers’ Stories: Protesting VietnamA Red Cross Worker’s War MemoriesDick Gregory: Ideologies and WarA Soldier’s Daughter‘Dangerous Man’ Daniel Ellsberg ReflectsA Vietnam Vet in His Own WordsCronkite on Vietnam WarMcNamara, Morris, and The Fog of WarThe Vietnam War, Through Eddie Adams’ Lens“Zippo Songs” of VietnamAt Vietnam Memorial, Unlikely Bond BeganMy Lai EyewitnessA Wartime Diary Touches VietnameseVietnam Homecoming: Communism and MemoriesForgotten Ship: A Daring Rescue as Saigon FellShots Still Reverberate for Survivors of Kent StateBilly Bang’s “Vietnam: The Aftermath”Remembering ReunificationGoodbye, SaigonSaigons and Bygones
Duration: about 4 hours (03:41:01)
Publishing date: 2013-01-29; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 2013. Copyright Statment: —