Last Days in Vietnam
The WGBH-produced history series American Experience presents the Academy Award-nominated documentary Last Days in Vietnam. Directed by Rory Kennedy, the film looks at the desperate measures Americans took to save as many South Vietnamese as possible as the North Vietnamese approached Saigon to claim victory.
American Experience and StoryCorps collaborated to collect, preserve, and celebrate the stories of Vietnamese American refugees and Vietnam veterans with the First Days Story Project. Explore it here.
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