Peace Works Travel Blog

Friday, September 14th, 2012

U.S. Pop Culture and Cultural Exchange

Walking along the Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi at sunset yesterday, we were approached by a group of enthusiastic Vietnamese medical students who wanted to practice their English. Sharing their admiration of American movies and music, they inquired of us: "Why do you come to Vietnam? What do you like about our country?"  There's something about communicating with those working… [Read Full Article]
Tuesday, September 04th, 2012

Malcom Browne: Vietnam War Correspondent Dies

Malcolm Browne, an Associated Press reporter who captured one of the most iconic images of the Vietnam war, passed away Monday, September 27th.David Hume Kennerly reflects on his work and life in an article published today in the Huffington Post."Once you've seen a world-class news photograph, it's impossible to get that image out of your mind. If television brought the… [Read Full Article]