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Vietnam and U.S. outshine shared history of war
U.S. ambassador to Vietnam Michael W. Michalak comments on the country's challenges and successes.
Posted: January 19, 2009 11:35
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Scenes from “Roman Holiday” play out in Vietnam
Producer Ara Ayer reported on the Worldfocus signature series on Vietnam's economy, perception of Americans and legacies of war. Ara explains why Vietnam represents so much more than a bygone war today.
Posted: January 16, 2009 16:12
Agent Orange devastates generations of Vietnamese
During the Vietnam War, the U.S. dropped millions of gallons of Agent Orange, a toxic defoliant, on Vietnam. Generations of civilians have suffered the consequences.
Posted: January 15, 2009 16:33
Unexploded bombs leave a deadly legacy in Vietnam
All across Vietnam, thousands of unexploded bombs and grenades are still buried in the ground. At least 38,000 people have been killed by leftover explosives since the Vietnam War ended in 1975.
Posted: January 14, 2009 08:09
Vietnam on a bumpy road to economic power
In the U.S., Vietnam has been largely out of public view in the three decades since the war. But during that time, Vietnam has gone through remarkable changes, and is now on the road to becoming an economic powerhouse.
Posted: January 13, 2009 20:50
Vietnamese embrace the U.S. decades after war
In the years since the Vietnam War, Vietnam has undergone radical changes, as have attitudes among many of its 86 million people toward the United States.
Posted: January 12, 2009 12:38
Vietnam resuscitates dying rivers
A Worldfocus contributing blogger calls a Vietnamese river a "receptacle for discharged waste water," which cannot be rehabilitated naturally.
Posted: October 9, 2008 18:43