Book Discussion on Buddha's Child: My Fight to Save Vietnam

Mr. Ky talked about his memoir, Buddha’s Child: My Fight to Save Vietnam, published by St. Martin’s Press. He… read more

Mr. Ky talked about his memoir, Buddha’s Child: My Fight to Save Vietnam, published by St. Martin’s Press. He also spoke about meeting President Nixon, his experiences as a leader in Vietnam, and his experiences when he came to America as a refugee. 

As a young pilot, Mr. Ky led South Vietnam’s first air strike against the North and became an Air Force commander who was picked to lead his country after numerous coups had left his country’s leadership in jeopardy. Mr. Ky served as prime minister of South Vietnam until 1967 and was involved in the Vietnam war after his tenure as prime minister had ended. He left Vietnam in 1975 during the fall of Saigon. close

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Book Discussion on Buddha's Child: My Fight to Save Vietnam

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 14, 2002
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2014

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