A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey

Mr. Pham talked about his memoir A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey, published by Ballantine Books. Following his remarks he… read more

Mr. Pham talked about his memoir A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey, published by Ballantine Books. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

At the age of ten, he came to the United States during the fall of Saigon with his mother and sisters. His first stop was the Fort Chaffee refugee camp in Arkansas. His father, a South Vietnamese Air Force pilot, was incarcerated for more than twelve years in communist re-education camps. After graduating from UCLA and completing Marine Corps Officer Candidate School, Quang served as a helicopter pilot in Operation Desert Storm. A year later he flew U.N. personnel into Somalia. After serving in the Marines, he founded Lathian Systems, a pharmaceutical technology sales company. close

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Program ID:
186625-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
First Aired:
May 07, 2005 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 26, 2006 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 07, 2005 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 07, 2005 | 11:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2005 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2005 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 2005 | 8:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 22, 2006 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2006 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2006 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 26, 2006 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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