Vietnamese Voice in American Literature

Hosted by Ms. Lanpher, the panelist talked about the Vietnamese voice in American literature. Mr. Butler, who wrote A Good… read more

Hosted by Ms. Lanpher, the panelist talked about the Vietnamese voice in American literature. Mr. Butler, who wrote A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, talked about the Vietnamese presence in the U.S. as well as in American literature. He talked about several authors, and about his experiences in Vietnam. Ms. Cao, who wrote Monkey Bridge, is Vietnamese-American. She talked about American’s feelings about Vietnam and their curiosity about her opinions on the Vietnam War. After their discussion the participants answered audience members' questions. close

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Vietnamese Voice in American Literature

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Program ID:
180245-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Key West, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Apr 4, 2004
Last Aired:
May 2, 2004

Airing Details

  • Apr 04, 2004 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2004 | 7:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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