Vietnam War

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is interviewed by Neil Cavuto.

Henry Kissinger leaves lasting — and controversial — foreign policy legacy


Few American statesmen have been as celebrated and as hated as Henry Kissinger, described as a “key architect of US foreign policy.” He died on Wednesday at the age of 100. 


Vietnam draft dodgers who settled in Canada have influenced some of its small towns for generations

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How a Vietnamese community emerged among the most vaccinated in Alabama

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For black GIs in Saigon, ‘Soul Alley’ was an oasis of food and vice

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US to begin massive Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam

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After deportation, a family from Wisconsin will start anew in Cambodia


The number of deportations to Cambodia — and the speed at which they’re processed — is on the rise. Sothy Kum is among them.

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How the Vietnam War’s Napalm Girl found hope after tragedy


For many years, Phan Thi Kim Phùc was known as the Napalm Girl. She was in an iconic photograph that pictured her running naked down a road, screaming after a napalm attack on her village. That photo won a Pulitzer Prize and changed the way the world looked at the Vietnam War. For many years, Kim Phuc was angry and in pain. But, she found a way to forgive and find peace.

A corpsman treats a wounded Marine in the city of Hue, Vietnam, in June 1968.

Remembering the ghosts of the ‘Tet Offensive’


It’s 50 years since the beginning of the Tet Offensive, one of the most pivotal battles of the Vietnam War. Militarily, the communist offensive was smashed. But many Americans decided the war could not be won. We hear from one Vietnamese civilian who’s family was torn apart by the battle.

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The Tet Offensive shocked the nation and permanently changed US attitudes toward the Vietnam War


The North Vietnamese surprise attack on dozens of military sites in South Vietnam, including the US embassy in Saigon, had a seismic impact on the US public. While a military failure for the North, it was a huge propaganda success. Attitudes in the US towards the war and toward President Lyndon Johnson were never the same.

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Martin Luther King’s 1967 speech opposing the Vietnam War ended a historic partnership with Lyndon Johnson


Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Lyndon Johnson worked together to achieve major civil rights victories in 1964 and 1965. But then the Vietnam War got in the way. King’s public denunciation of the war was widely condemned, even by many in his own movement, and ruined his relationship with Johnson.