History Detectives

Translating the Diary

Clip | 3m 34s

History Detective Wes Cowan talks with translator Merle Pribbenow, who translates passages from the diary of a Vietnamese soldier. The diary tells of the soldier’s grueling journey through Laos, over the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and reveals his personal motivations for fighting.

Aired: 01/17/13

Rating: NR

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