Radio interview for 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon

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Me and Dung Nguyen outside of the radio station in Chicago.

Me and Dung Nguyen outside of the radio station in Chicago.

I was on Chicago Public Radio’s Worldview program yesterday for the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. You can hear the interview here. I was joined on air by Dung Nguyen — a South Vietnamese veteran and refugee living in Chicago — and John Riordan — the “Oscar Shindler of the Vietnam War.”

Chicago Public Radio interview

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I was on Chicago Public Radio’s “Worldview” program this past Friday to discuss my research on veterans. American veteran Don Blackburn joined me on air to talk about his own experiences returning to Vietnam and to read some of his poetry. You can listen to and download the audio from the show here.

Stay tuned: Interview on WBEZ Friday

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I’ll be interviewed on Chicago Public Radio’s Worldview program on Friday about my research on American veterans in Vietnam. You can listen live to the program at noon CST on 91.5 FM if you’re in Chicago or on their website: wbez.org.

In keeping with the Vietnam War theme, Worldview did an interesting segment yesterday with the authors of Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American bombs in Laos. Karen Coates and Jerry Redfern described how bombs dropped during the United States’ covert air campaign in Laos during the war are still killing and maiming people in today. You can listen to their interview here.