Seeking to correct potential acts of bias spanning three wars, President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans following a congressionally mandated review to ensure that eligible recipients were not bypassed due to prejudice.
Recently released audio recordings detail President Richard Nixon's surreal meeting with anti-Vietnam War protesters at the Lincoln Memorial one night more than four decades ago. Ray Suarez reports.
Rick Rescorla saved lives during the Vietnam War, and again on 9/11, but he lost his life as a result. His story, told in the book "Heart of a Soldier" by James Stewart, has been recast as an opera in…
Decades after protests surrounding the Vietnam War, some private universities are taking another look at bringing back Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs, but the idea is rekindling some decades-old disputes over military presence on campuses. Spencer Michels reports on how…
The voices of senators expressing growing concerns about the Vietnam War more than four decades ago were brought to life Wednesday with the release of more than 1,000 pages of previously classified testimony and transcripts by the Foreign Relations Committee.
By Larisa Epatko
This week marks 35 years since the end of the conflict in Vietnam. Throughout the week, we've talked to authors, a photographer who covered the war, and Vietnamese-Americans who recently returned to their country of birth.
On the 35th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, Ray Suarez talks to retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. James Zumwalt about his new book on the Vietnam War, as seen through the eyes of North Vietnamese and Viet Cong veterans.
Thirty five years after the conclusion of the Vietnam War, Tim O'Brien's collection of stories about an American platoon, "The Things They Carried," is being reissued as it celebrates its own 20th anniversary. Jeffrey Brown talks to the author about…
By Larisa Epatko
NewsHour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro recently reported from Vietnam on the stories of several Vietnamese-Americans, who returned to their country of birth, and what they found once they got there.
Thirty-five years after the United States military pulled out of Vietnam, some Vietnamese-American entrepreneurs are returning to their homeland. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the growing business opportunities in the Vietnamese economy.
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