Journalist and author Stanley Karnow moderates a forum with former American POWs Mike McGrath, Paul Galanti, Ed Mechenbier, Kevin McManus, and Tom McNish, along with Bui Tin, a former colonel in the North Vietnamese army.
A Wife's Experience
Read excerpts from Sybil Stockdale's book about her life during the eight years her husband was a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
The Tap Code
How did American prisoners communicate with each other from prison cell to prison cell?
About the Prisons
Learn about the variety of facilities in and around Hanoi that the North Vietnamese used as prisons.
Missing in Action
Access the governments official lists of American prisoners and persons missing in action from the Vietnam War.
For more information about the Vietnam War and the leaders who played a role in the conflict, visit the American Experience companion Web site to the film Vietnam: A Television History.