Vietnam War

June 11, 1963: The Internationally Shocking Self-Immolation Of Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc

June 11, 1963: The Internationally Shocking Self-Immolation Of Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc
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The “On This Day” series aims to introduce contemporary Vietnamese history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries by explaining political events that occurred on this day in the past. What happened?On the morning of June 11, 1963, an elder Buddhist monk emerged from more than 300 monks protesting on

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
On This Day
The Pleasant Lies Told About the Vietnam War, in Place of Unpleasant Truths

The Pleasant Lies Told About the Vietnam War, in Place of Unpleasant Truths
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By Magdalena Slezáková Will Nguyen (age 34) is a Vietnamese-American public policy specialist and an activist for the Vietnamese democracy movement. He was born in Houston, Texas to a refugee family from South Vietnam. He graduated with a Bachelor in East Asian Studies from Yale University and a Master in

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
Politics
North / South

North / South
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The Vietnamese would like to thank the author, Mr. Will Nguyen, who has given us permission to republish his article, North/South, which was first published in New Naratif.April 30, 2018|I’ve always been into the idea of counterparts—“separate but equal”, to borrow the politically dangerous phrase.

Will Nguyen
Will Nguyen
Opinion-Section