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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Edward Geary Lansdale, 1979 [Part 4 of 5]
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 44 mins
General Edward Geary Lansdale was an advisor to French forces on special counter-guerrilla operations against the Viet Minh. From 1954 to 1957 he was in Saigon and served as an advisor to the American-backed government of South Vietnam. Lansdale recalls his experience fighting communist groups in the Philippines a...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 44 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Interview with Paul M. Kattenburg, 1981
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produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 32 mins
Paul M. Kattenburg spent five months in 1952 at the US Embassy in Saigon, and from 1954 to 1963 worked in the Research and Analysis Division of the State Department. He notes that at the time there was a scarcity of Vietnam experts available due to the relative isolation of the region and the lingering effects of...
produced by Richard Ellison, fl. 1985, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1983), 32 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Vietnam Interview: Nguyen Huu Tho
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produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 30 mins
Nguyen Huu Tho was the acting president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam from March 30, 1981 until July 4, 1981. Nguyen Huu Tho discusses his recollections of Ngo Dinh Diem and refers to him as an American puppet. He talks about the founding of the National Liberation Front (NLF) and his arrest by the Diem reg...
produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 30 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Vietnam Interview: Nguyen Thi Binh
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produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 29 mins
Madame Nguyen Thi Binh was the Foreign Minister of the National Liberation Front, and a representative at the Paris peace talks. At the time of the interview, she was the Minister of Education of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and she later served for ten years as Vice President of the country. In the intervie...
produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 29 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Vietnam Interview: Pham Van Dong
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produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 59 mins
Pham Van Dong was an associate of Ho Chi Minh, and served as Prime Minister of North Vietnam from 1955-1976, and then as Prime Minister of reunified Vietnam from 1976- 1987. Mr. Dong recalls life under French colonial rule, his imprisonment, and the early work of the Viet Minh. He describes the negotiations with t...
produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 59 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Vietnam Interview: Sisouk Na Campassak
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produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 23 mins
Sisouk na Champassak served as Secretary General of the Royal Government in the Kingdom of Laos. Sisouk na Champassak discusses the hope for a neutral Laos during the 1960s. He also discusses his relationship with Vang Pao. At the time, Sisouk na Champassak was in charge of the finances of the Royal Government and...
produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 23 mins
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Vietnam: A Television History, Vietnam Interview: Tran Duy Hung
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produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 56 mins
Dr. Tran Duy Hung recalls his years as a Vietnamese medical student under the French and describes meeting Ho Chi Minh, who asked him to serve as Mayor of Hanoi. He recounts the famine in Hanoi during the Japanese occupation in 1945, and describes the Independence Day celebrations there. Finally, he describes the...
produced by WGBH Boston, in Vietnam: A Television History (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 2011), 56 mins
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