NPR American Chronicles: The Vietnam War

  • by Audie Cornish
  • Narrated by Audie Cornish
  • 3 hrs and 40 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

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 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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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-29-2013
  • Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books