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Last Days in Vietnam

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"April 1975. During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon, the South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. The United States had only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. With the lives of thousands of South Vietnamese hanging in the balance, those in control faced an impossible choice -- who would go and who would be left behind to face brutality, imprisonment or even death. At the risk of their careers and possible courts-martial, a handful of individuals took matters into their own hands. Engaging in unsanctioned and often makeshift operations, they waged a desperate effort to evacuate as many South Vietnamese as possible"--Container.
DVD
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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60 Minutes: Rescue [electronic resource]

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The untold story of a young, American banker's 1975 return to Vietnam to save his stranded Vietnamese colleagues and their families.
Online
2014
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Owl and the Sparrow: Cú Và Chim Se Sẻ

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On the bustling streets of Saigon, three very different people all seeking connection are about to collide. A beautiful flight attendant looking for love, a zookeeper hiding within his animal kingdom to nurse a broken heart, and the young flower-selling runaway who brings them together.
DVD
2010; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Mainland [electronic resource]

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Program 13.1 provides a case study of Laos emerging from isolation to join the global economy as an exporter of hydroelectric power. Program 13.2 documents the explosive growth of Ho Chi Minh City as Vietnam's has become the world's second largest rice exporter.
Online
2003
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Mùi Đu Đủ Xanh: L'odeur de Papaye Verte = the Scent of Green Papaya

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Set in 1950s and 1960s Saigon, a young country girl joins a family as their servant and develops an enduring but secret attachment to a friend of the eldest son.
DVD
2001; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Vietnamese Bike Dreams

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In Ho Chi Minh City, the motor bike reigns supreme. With limited public transportation and not enough affluence to afford automobiles, people long for motor bikes to take them to work and cruise about on weekends. With a population around 4 million, there are reported to be some eight hundred thousand motor bikes, causing massive traffic jams in the mornings. Ly Tu Yung Street, in the center of the city, is lined with bike shops, a sign of the new prosperity brought about by the country s open door policy, doi moi. Here is the street where eventually everyone in Ho Chi Minh City comes. There is one particular bike, called The Dream that is currently the most coveted by the young Vietnamese. They save, scrimp and borrow to be able to buy one. Minh, aged 32, lives with his wife and chi [...]
Online
1999
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60 Minutes Honor Thy Children [electronic resource]: Classic

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This 60 Minutes Classic segment gives an update on a 1982 60 Minutes segment which looks at American-Asian children left behind in Vietnam after the war. Mike Wallace reports.
Online
1999
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Interview With Philip Geoffrey Malins, 1982 [electronic resource]

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British General Philip Geoffrey Malins recounts his arrival in Saigon in 1945, describing the situation as "peaceful." Malins recalls being able to drive around the outskirts of Saigon without much trouble, and how that situation soon began to deteriorate. Malins also talks about his superior General Gracey as a humane, loyal person who served as a father figure to Malins. Malins continues talking about his job and the responsibility he had to ensure there was enough food for his people and the French civil population during the postwar famine in Vietam. Malins arranged for an open market that would allow anyone to buy food. He describes the policy surrounding the market and how it affected the troops as well as the civilians.
Online
1983