NPR American Chronicles: The Vietnam War

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: NPR

Narrated By: Audie Cornish

Publisher: HighBridge Company

Date: January 2013

Duration: 3 hours 42 minutes

Summary:

NPR reports on the Vietnam War, from its origins to the major battles, through the Fall of Saigon, to repercussions of the conflict still felt today.

Contents:
-Introduction by Audie Cornish
-At the Vietnam War Memorial
-May Day War Protest in Washington, D.C.
-Gulf of Tonkin's Phantom Attack
-POW Wives
-Ruth Harrison-Soldiers' Stories: Protesting Vietnam
-A Red Cross Worker's War Memories
-Dick Gregory: Ideologies and War
-A Soldier's Daughter
-Dangerous Man' Daniel Ellsberg Reflects
-A Vietnam Vet in His Own Words
-Cronkite on Vietnam War
-McNamara, Morris, and The Fog of War
-The Vietnam War, Through Eddie Adams' Lens
-"Zippo Songs" of Vietnam
-At Vietnam Memorial, Unlikely Bond Began
-My Lai Eyewitness
-A Wartime Diary Touches Vietnamese
-Vietnam Homecoming: Communism and Memories
-Forgotten Ship: A Daring Rescue as Saigon Fell
-Shots Still Reverberate for Survivors of Kent State
-Billy Bang's "Vietnam: The Aftermath"
-Remembering Reunification-Goodbye, Saigon-Saigons and Bygones

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