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  • Washington Journal Everett Alvarez Discusses the Vietnam War
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    Everett Alvarez on the Vietnam War

    Veteran Everett Alvarez talked about his service in Vietnam and his experience being held captive for over eight years in Hỏa Lò Prison, named ironically by American POWs as the “Hanoi…

  • Former Prisoners of the Vietnam War Panel
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    Former Prisoners of the Vietnam War Panel

    Former prisoners of war (POWs) from the Vietnam War shared their experiences. On May 24, 1973, President Nixon held a White House dinner to welcome prisoners of war home from Vietnam. From…

  • Prisoners of the Vietnam War Homecoming 40th Anniversary Dinner
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    Prisoners of the Vietnam War Homecoming 40th Anniversary Dinner

    May 24 is the anniversary of the 1973 White House dinner hosted by the Nixons to welcome home Vietnam War POWs. Ross Perot delivered the keynote address, and video messages from Secretary…

  • Vietnam POWs
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    Vietnam POWs

    Everett Alvarez is the author of Chained Eagle: The Heroic Story of the First American Shot Down over North Vietnam, published by Potomac Books. Navy Lieutenant Alvarez, a pilot shot down…

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    After an introduction by Ms. Arana, Mr. Bradley talked about his book, Flyboys: A True Story of Courage, published by Little Brown and Company. The book tells the story of nine U.S. airmen,…

  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony 1982

    Dedication of Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated with music, prayer, and a color guard. Senator John Warner (R-VA) made a keynote speech. After the ceremony, which climaxed a week-long salute to…