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Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

La Jolla Country Day School: Vietnam Discovery 2017

Some highlights from La Jolla Country Day School's trip to Vietnam this summer Visiting the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City The students relax on the boat ride to their homestay in Mekong Students meeting up with their pen pals at Can Tho University On the last night our travelers let loose with some karaoke!  [Read Full Article]
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Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The Scene of the Crime

A reporter’s journey to My Lai and the secrets of the past. BY SEYMOUR M. HERSH There is a long ditch in the village of My Lai. On the morning of March 16, 1968, it was crowded with the bodies of the dead—dozens of women, children, and old people, all gunned down by young American soldiers. Now, forty-seven years later,… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, March 12th, 2015

The Lethal Legacy of the Vietnam War

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange. George Black February 25, 2015 | This article appeared in the March 16, 2015 edition of The Nation. On a mild, sunny morning last November, Chuck Searcy and I drove out along a spur of the old… [Read Full Article]
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Tuesday, December 09th, 2014

Vietnam Welcomes America with Open Arms

By Llewellyn King No grunt slogging through the jungles of Vietnam could imagine that in 2014, 41 years after the end of the Vietnam War, the Vietnamese would be welcoming back Americans as investors, tourists, advisers and protectors. Next year is a big year in Vietnam. It is the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, on April 30, 1975.… [Read Full Article]
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Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Peace Works Travel student travelers meet Kim Phuc

Peace Works Travel student travelers share how meeting Kim Phuc made their educational trip to Vietnam a life-changing experience. (Fox News misspelling below). See the video clip here: http://www.myfoxhouston.com/clip/10757427/Nepalm-girl-reunion       [Read Full Article]
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