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RELATED P.O.V. SITES
There is a wealth of information on the P.O.V. website about the Vietnam
War and the Vietnam Era.
Here are a few that we think you'll find valuable.
Soldados: Chicanos in Viet Nam
Author Charley Trujillo guides us through the war and post-war experiences of a group of Mexican-American soldiers who fought in Vietnam. The young soldiers could hardly guess just how profoundly the insulated life they knew in their hometown of Corcoran, California would be changed by their experience in Southeast Asia. (2003)
Regret To Inform
In this Academy Award nominee, filmmaker Barbara Sonneborn is compelled to make a brave pilgrimage to the remote Vietnamese countryside where her husband died. She explores the meaning of war and loss on a human level and weaves interviews with Vietnamese and American widows into a vivid testament to the chilling legacy of war. (2000)
Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision
The Vietnam War Memorial was one of the most controversial monuments of its time. Thrust in to the eye of the storm was architect-sculptor Maya Lin, whose design for the memorial was chosen when she was a 21-year-old college student. Withstanding bitter attacks, she held her ground with clarity and grace. (1996)
A spunky Vietnamese teenager named Mai gets the chance of a lifetime to study in the United States. Expecting Hollywood, she instead lands in rural Mississippi, a crazy quilt of self-proclaimed rednecks, cliquish teenagers, South Vietnamese exiles and transvestite soulmates. (2002)
A meditative journey of a Vietnamese woman, now a U.S. citizen, who returns to her homeland and wonders where she really belongs. (1996)
RELATED PBS SITES
American Experience: Vietnam: A Television History
This companion site features a timeline of the Vietnam War, information about key decision makers, personal accounts by Vietnamese and American survivors of the war, information about weapons of war and major campaigns, as well as a glossary of terms. (1997)
PBS Online: Battlefield Vietnam
This site offers an overview of the war, as well as a timeline of events and in-depth explorations of guerrilla tactics and the air war. (1998)
Hitchhiking Vietnam: Letters from the Trail
Filmmaker Karin Muller journeys through contemporary Vietnam to see what has changed decades after the war. (1997)
Frontline: Give War a Chance: Lessons of Vietnam
Frontline producer Rick Young interviews Major H.R. McMaster, author of Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, The Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies that Led to Vietnam. (1999)
Remembering Vietnam: An Online Newshour Special Report
This special report commemorates the 25th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War with links to Online Newshour articles and interviews about Vietnam. (2000)
Pete Peterson: Assignment Hanoi
This companion site to the film, which chronicles the former POW's return to Vietnam as U.S. Ambassador on a mission of reconciliation, also features tips for filming in Vietnam. (1999)
Frontline World: Vietnam: Looking for Home
Journalist Nguyen Qui Duc returns to Vietnam looking "for home, for a bit of myself, for a country that always exists in my memory." (2003)
U.S.-Vietnam Relations: An Online Newshour Special Report
This online report features extensive articles and interviews about the state of U.S.-Vietnam relations. (2000)
A comprehensive collection of essays, personal stories and resources about the sixties, including extensive materials about Vietnam.
Vietnam Veterans Home Page
On-line forum for Vietnam Veterans and their families and friends to
exchange information, stories, poems, songs, art, pictures, and experiences.
Captain Barb's site for Women Veterans
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