NPR American Chronicles: The Vietnam War by NPR audiobook

NPR American Chronicles: The Vietnam War

By NPR
Hosted by Audie Cornish

Highbridge Audio, HighBridge

The NPR American Chronicles Series

3.68 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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NPR reports on the Vietnam War, from its origins to the major battles, through the Fall of Saigon, to repercussions of the conflict still felt today. Contents: Introduction by Audie Cornish At the Vietnam War Memorial May Day War Protest in Washington, D.C. Gulf of Tonkin’s Phantom Attack POW Wives Ruth Harrison Soldiers’ Stories: Protesting Vietnam A Red Cross Worker’s War Memories Dick Gregory: Ideologies and War A Soldier’s Daughter ‘Dangerous Man’ Daniel Ellsberg Reflects A Vietnam Vet in His Own Words Cronkite on Vietnam War McNamara, Morris, and The Fog of War The Vietnam War, Through Eddie Adams’ Lens “Zippo Songs” of Vietnam At Vietnam Memorial, Unlikely Bond Began My Lai Eyewitness A Wartime Diary Touches Vietnamese Vietnam Homecoming: Communism and Memories Forgotten Ship: A Daring Rescue as Saigon Fell Shots Still Reverberate for Survivors of Kent State Billy Bang’s “Vietnam: The Aftermath” Remembering Reunification Goodbye, Saigon Saigons and Bygones

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Summary

NPR reports on the Vietnam War, from its origins to the major battles, through the Fall of Saigon, to repercussions of the conflict still felt today.

Contents:

  • Introduction by Audie Cornish
  • At the Vietnam War Memorial
  • May Day War Protest in Washington, D.C.
  • Gulf of Tonkin’s Phantom Attack
  • POW Wives
  • Ruth Harrison
  • Soldiers’ Stories: Protesting Vietnam
  • A Red Cross Worker’s War Memories
  • Dick Gregory: Ideologies and War
  • A Soldier’s Daughter
  • ‘Dangerous Man’ Daniel Ellsberg Reflects
  • A Vietnam Vet in His Own Words
  • Cronkite on Vietnam War
  • McNamara, Morris, and The Fog of War
  • The Vietnam War, Through Eddie Adams’ Lens
  • “Zippo Songs” of Vietnam
  • At Vietnam Memorial, Unlikely Bond Began
  • My Lai Eyewitness
  • A Wartime Diary Touches Vietnamese
  • Vietnam Homecoming: Communism and Memories
  • Forgotten Ship: A Daring Rescue as Saigon Fell
  • Shots Still Reverberate for Survivors of Kent State
  • Billy Bang’s “Vietnam: The Aftermath”
  • Remembering Reunification
  • Goodbye, Saigon
  • Saigons and Bygones

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 3.68
Audience: Adult
Language: English