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    Nothing Ever Dies and The Sympathizer

    Viet than Nguyen talked about his two books Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War and The Sympathizer: A Novel. He spoke at the 2016 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at the Central…

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    Last Stand at Khe Sanh

    Gregg Jones talked about his book Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam, in which he explores the U.S. Marines' battle at Khe Sanh, Vietnam. On January 21, 1968, 6,000 U.S. troops…

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    Beyond Combat

    Heather Marie Stur talked about her book, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era, about the different roles played by both American and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam War. C-SPAN’s…

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    67 Shots

    Howard Means talked about his book 67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence, in which he recalls the National Guard’s shooting of students at Kent State University on May 4,…

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    The Boys of '67

    Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam, about the experiences of the men of the U.S. Army’s “Charlie Company” during the Vietnam War. In his book, he looks at…

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    A Sense of Duty

    Only a couple of days before the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, Quang Pham, his mother, and siblings were driven out of Saigon on a motor scooter by their father, a South Vietnamese pilot…

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    Interview on Fatal Politics

    Ken Hughes talked about his book, Fatal Politics: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book…

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    Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Robert Doubek talked about his book Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Inside Story, in which he provides an inside account of the creation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The…

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    Vietnam Rough Riders

    Professor Frank McAdams talked about his book Vietnam Rough Riders: A Convoy Commander’s Memoir, a memoir of the Vietnam War. This interview, recorded at the University of Southern California, is…

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    They Are All My Family

    John Riordan talked about his book, They Are All My Family: A Daring Rescue in the Chaos of Saigon’s Fall, about his experience at Citibank’s Saigon branch during the final days of the…

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    Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War

    Authors Robert Timberg, Robert Tecklenburg, and D.S. Lliteras participated in a panel discussion on the Vietnam War. Robert Timberg is the author of Blue-Eyed Boy: A Memoir. Robert…

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    Life and Career of Colonel Richard Hallock

    Dan Crosswell talked about the life and career of Colonel Richard R. Hallock. Mr. Crosswell said that Colonel Hallock played an integral role in transitioning the U.S. Army from using the M-14 to the M-16 as the…

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    Ms. Lin talked about her book Boundaries, published by Simon and Schuster. The book explains her architectural philosophy and reflects on several monuments she has created including the Vietnam War…

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    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 also spoke about meeting President Nixon, his experiences as a leader in Vietnam, and his…

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    Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War

    Panelists talked about the Vietnam War. Panelists included Frank Jones, author of Blowtorch: Robert Komer, Vietnam and American Cold War Strategy, Ira Hunt, Jr., author of Losing Vietnam,…

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    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 served as nurses, USO performers, and soldiers in the…

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    The Skies Belong to Us

    Brendan Koerner talked about his book, The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking, in which he chronicles the hijacking of Western Airlines flight 701 in 1972 by…

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    Panel Discussion on Good Wars, Bad Wars

    Authors Dale Maharidge and Nick Turse talked about World War II and the Vietnam War. Dale Maharidge is the author of Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War, about his…

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    Fighting for the Press

    James C. Goodale talked about his book, Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles. He spoke with Edward Lazarus, Executive Vice President/General Counsel…

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    Glory Denied: Longest-Held Prisoner of War

    Tom Philpott talked about his biography, Glory Denied: The Saga of Jim Thompson, America’s Longest-Held Prisoner of War, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The book details Thompson’s…

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