More than a decade after she left her mother behind in Saigon, Carina returned to Vietnam to help bring her parents to America.
I was taken into one by Maurice, a gnarled old Vietnam vet in a wooly hat.
Seated beside Oulson in the theater was Charles Cummings, a Vietnam War Marine combat veteran.
Gordon M. Goldstein is the author of Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam.
The Vietnam War offers textbook cases about what pictures can do to shape our understanding.
Americans, I believe, are united in the hope that the Paris talks will bring an early peace to Vietnam.
Because of Vietnam we cannot do all that we should, or all that we would like to do.
I am the first recent President able to address long-term, basic issues without the burden of Vietnam.
The quest for peace tonight continues in Vietnam, and in the Paris talks.
As our involvement in the war in Vietnam comes to an end, we must now go on to build a generation of peace.
from Vietnamese Viet, the people's name + nam "south." Vietnam War attested by 1963.
Note: Vietnam was under the control of France from the second half of the nineteenth century until World War II, when it was occupied by the Japanese. The country became an autonomous state in 1946. France's attempts to reassert control resulted in the French Indochina War (1946–1954), in which the French were defeated.
Note: The Geneva Conference of 1954 divided Vietnam into North Vietnam, controlled by communists, and South Vietnam, controlled by noncommunists.
Note: In the Vietnam War of 1954–1975, South Vietnam, which was aided by the United States, fought communist insurgents, who were aided by North Vietnam. The war ended when the communists overran the south in 1975. The country was reunified in 1976.
Note: American involvement in the Vietnam War was strongly protested in the United States.
Note: Great numbers of Vietnamese refugees, known as boat people, fled the country in the aftermath of the war.
Note: Between 1978 and 1979, Vietnam invaded Cambodia and installed a puppet government.