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Series produced by Center for Emerging Media

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A series about the affects of the Vietnam War, thirty years later.

Eight Americans journeyed with host Marc Steiner to Vietnam thirty years after the fall of Saigon. Among them were three Vietnam Veterans, Wayne Karlin, writer and anthologist of the war, Woody Curry, director of a drug treatment center in Baltimore, and George Evans, a poet from the Bay Area. Also along with marc and the veterans were George's wife, Daisy Zamora, a Nicaraguan poet and veteran Sandanista of the contra wars in Central America, activist and associate producer of the series, Valerie Williams, soundman, Neelon Crawford, and videographer and producer, Steve Elliot.


Additional Files

6 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Marc Steiner's personal essay of the trip he organized with three veterans to return to Vietnam 30 years after the fall of Saigon.

Bought by KUOW, WFUV, WNYC, WFCR, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Profiles of poet George Evans, a veteran medic, and Lynda Van Devanter, whose experiences as Vietnam nurse inspired China Beach. Warning: Graphic D...

Bought by Indie3 Radio, WKMS, WRGY, KBYS 88.3 FM, NPR Illinois and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Interview with Congressman Wayne Gilchrist of Maryland and his brothers, three of whom served in Vietnam.

Bought by KUOW, WFUV, WNYC, WFCR, KSUT and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2006
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Vietnam Veteran and drug therapist Woody Curry returns to Vietnam forty years later.

Bought by WRVO Public Media, KUOW, WNYC, WFCR, KSUT and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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Writers from the US and Vietnam, whose births as artists were formed from their experiences from the Vietnam War.

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, KUOW, WFUV, WNYC, KSUT and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Story of a Vietnam Veteran's return of personal effects taken from the body of the N. Vietnamese soldier he killed.

Bought by WKMS, KUOW, WFUV, WNYC, KSUT and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2006
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11