Book Discussion on Women in Vietnam: An Oral History

Ron Steinman talked about his book Women in Vietnam: An Oral History, published by TV Books. The book tells the story of 16 women who… read more

Ron Steinman talked about his book Women in Vietnam: An Oral History, published by TV Books. The book tells the story of 16 women who served as nurses, USO performers, and soldiers in the Vietnam War. Mr. Steinman went to Saigon as NBC news bureau chief in April 1966. During this event, part of the Rockville Centre Public Library Distinguished Authors Series, Mr. Steinman discussed how the service of women in Vietnam has been overshadowed by the service of men and read selections from testimonies found in the book. He also compared the service of women in Vietnam to those currently serving in Iraq. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Cohen, Jean Coordinator Rockville Centre (NY) Public Library->Programs
  • Steinman, Ron Bureau Chief (Former) NBC News->Saigon

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Book Discussion on Women in Vietnam: An Oral History

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Rockville Centre, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 23, 2006
Last Aired:
Sep 15, 2013

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