Vietnam http://nhpr.org en Stories From Dartmouth's Vietnam Veterans http://nhpr.org/post/stories-dartmouths-vietnam-veterans <p>In a <a href="http://www.upne.com/1611685497.html">new book</a>, these veterans relate their experiences: from harrowing jungle combat to the dullness of desk-duty.&nbsp; They also reflect on the drama surrounding the war in this country and on its legacy today.&nbsp; We talk with the editor of this book and several veterans whose stories are included.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:&nbsp; </u></strong></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 47127 at http://nhpr.org Stories From Dartmouth's Vietnam Veterans Vietnam Photographs On Exhibit At The Currier Museum http://nhpr.org/post/vietnam-photographs-exhibit-currier-museum <p>America’s ambivalence about the Vietnam conflict began with the photograph of a monk, engulfed in flames, sinking to the pavement on a Saigon street, and another image, capturing the moment a uniformed officer fires a bullet into the head of a man in a plaid shirt, and still later, a naked girl,&nbsp; screaming as she runs from a cloud of black smoke.</p><p>These iconic pictures are among those collected in <a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-art/2013/08/10/vietnam-war-photographers-currier-museum-art/PbgWOD3sd35iBAQRL4RYOJ/story.html">“Visual Dispatches from the Vietnam War” </a>on view at the <a href="http://www.currier.org/">Currier Museum of Art</a> until November 11. The show’s curator, <strong>Kurt Sundstrom, </strong>talked with us about the show and its groundbreaking images.</p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:06:53 +0000 Virginia Prescott 34333 at http://nhpr.org Vietnam Photographs On Exhibit At The Currier Museum Letters from Vietnam http://nhpr.org/post/letters-vietnam <p>A daughter's search for her own father starts with his own words, written to her from a war zone.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 12:11:38 +0000 Virginia Prescott 6674 at http://nhpr.org Letters from Vietnam U.S. Works To Rebuild Ties In Asia-Pacific http://nhpr.org/post/us-works-rebuild-ties-asia-pacific Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is trying to send a message during a weeklong trip to the Asia-Pacific region: The U.S. is back.<p>Panetta continues Monday to Vietnam, where he's hoping to build stronger defense ties. The trip began Sunday with a historic return to a key crossroads of the Vietnam War: Cam Ranh Bay.<p>Panetta boarded a little ferry boat Sunday in the beautiful natural harbor north of Ho Chi Minh City. On board, he asked about his destination: the USNS Richard E. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:02:00 +0000 Larry Abramson 6124 at http://nhpr.org U.S. Works To Rebuild Ties In Asia-Pacific