Last Days in Vietnam preview

April 22, 2015
8:00pm Eastern Time
 04/22/2015 08:00:00 pm04/22/2015 09:00:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkLast Days in Vietnam previewJoin the live OVEE online screening event featuring the Academy Award-nominated documentary LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM. A special guest appearance by filmmaker Rory Kennedy kicks off a 50-minute preview of the PBS film. Chat with a live panel of veterans and Vietnamese Americans from the film that escaped hours before the fall of Saigon 40 years ago this April. This special event is presented by PBS Stories of Service, Veterans Coming Home, American Experience, Nashville Public Television, and the Independent Television Service and is made possible by support from the Center for Asian American Media and PBS.https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/3ez7oRon Piercerppierce@pbs.orgfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Join the live OVEE online screening event featuring the Academy Award-nominated documentary LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM. A special guest appearance by filmmaker Rory Kennedy kicks off a 50-minute preview of the PBS film. Chat with a live panel of veterans and Vietnamese Americans from the film that escaped hours before the fall of Saigon 40 years ago this April.

This special event is presented by PBS Stories of Service, Veterans Coming Home, American Experience, Nashville Public Television, and the Independent Television Service and is made possible by support from the Center for Asian American Media and PBS.

Video Description

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM | First Step to American Freedom | PBS

www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/lastdays/ Premieres Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 9/8c on PBS "Last Days in Vietnam," directed and produced by Rory Kennedy, recounts the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War and follows the unlikely heroes as they attempt to save as many South Vietnamese as possible.

31sec

Moderators

  • Ron Pierce

    Senior Director, PBS Stories of Service, Veteran initiatives

  • Renée Gasch

  • Cristina

Panelists

  • Binh Pho

    Binh Pho was a college student in South Vietnam during the war. Following the war, he spent a year in a re-education camp, but escaped by boat to Malaysia in 1978. He now lives in the U.S.

  • Hugh Doyle

    Hugh Doyle was the chief engineer on the U.S.S. Kirk. Commander US Navy (Retired)

  • Gregg Barrios

    Gregg Barrios is a playwright, poet and journalist from San Antonio who served as an Air Force combat medic during the Vietnam War.

  • Nicholas Lepham

    Nicholas Lepham is the co-founder and current President of the National Organization for Vietnamese American Leadership (NOVAL-DC), a nonprofit that promotes the professional development of Vietnamese American youth and preserves Vietnamese heritage and culture.

  • Fred Shinbur

    Fred Shinbur has 40 years of service to the U.S. military. He began his service as an infantryman in Vietnam from 1968-69. He currently serves as a member of the Maryland Veterans Commission.

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