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Connections: Vietnam War conversations, part 2

Aug 24, 2017

During this special broadcast from The Little Theatre, we delve into the history of the Vietnam War with members of the Vietnamese community. It’s a preview of the forthcoming 10-episode documentary series called The Vietnam War on PBS. The series, produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, launches Sunday, September 17 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Our panelists share their personal experiences of the war: stories of heroism, loss, and hope. Our guests:

  • Ginny Nguyen, Rochesterian, Blue Star Mother and Vice President of the Vietnamese Community of Rochester, Inc.
  • Loan Nguyen, wife of Special Force Lieutenant Colonel Doi Nguyen of the South Vietnamese Army, and mother of Ginny Nguyen