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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.
Architect Maya Lin is best known for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., which she designed as a 21-year-old college student. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Lin about her recent work on display at the Corcoran…
Dith Pran, the Cambodian journalist for the New York Times who documented and barely escaped the Khmer Rouge's "killing fields" in the 1970s, died Sunday. He was 65.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer, best known for his controversial novels during the Vietnam War, died on Saturday at the age of 84. Two authors examine Mailer's life and works.
The NewsHour takes a look at the history of presidential relationships with key generals. A foreign policy expert and a professor discuss some of the nations' most important commander-in-chief and general teams.
Army Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker discuss their Iraq war report, as Democratic leaders call for a speedy troop withdrawal and President Bush prepares to make a prime-time speech Thursday.
The National Intelligence Estimate was released this week, revealing little progress in Iraq. NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss the NIE findings and criticisms of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
U.S. intelligence agencies delivered a negative assessment of the Iraqi government, as the debate over when to start withdrawing troops surged. Analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss the political events of the week.
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