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Fall of Saigon

Vietnamese Americans: Looking Backward

Khanh Ho | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
Khanh Ho

Today marks the anniversary of the evacuation of Vietnamese from what was once their home country: a moment that dispersed us to far flung places -- Paris and Berlin, Louisiana and Minnesota, Hong Kong and Manila.

Immigration Stories: Andrew Lam's Birds of Paradise Lost

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Andrew Lam's Birds of Paradise Lost captures the universal immigrant experience -- where versions of paradise are both lost and gained -- through the very particular experience of the refugees who fled Vietnam during the Fall of Saigon in 1975.

Only in America: Ambassador Sichan Siv - From the Killing Fields to the White House

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I first met Ambassador Sichan Siv in 2004. He spoke on surviving Pol Pot's Killing Fields in Cambodia - and coming to America. He ended up working in the White House and then the United Nations.