Ken Burns aims to win hearts and minds with his epic Vietnam series, but loses sight of how we got involved.
The relocation of Vietnamese "boat people" in the 1970s was deemed a social failure.
Officials debate whether the president should roll back an arms embargo on Hanoi, which would anger China.
For all the wailing about defense austerity deals, spending caps were raised every year.
The Associated Press was "there to report the facts and tell the truth, no matter who it upsets."
Fear of Chinese expansionism leads many younger Vietnamese to warm to their country's old enemy.
The National Guard shooting that killed four students and seriously wounded nine others took place 45 years ago today.
The Vietnam War was the first time Americans had a daily photographic record of the conflict.
Forty years ago today, the president told an audience at Tulane University that the Vietnam War was over for the U.S.
The Academy Award–nominated film 'Last Days in Vietnam' comes to PBS in time for the anniversary of that war's end.
Vietnam's wartime intelligence agency used brutal interrogation techniques. But unlike the CIA, it tried to learn from its mistakes.
"(He) is still very responsive and shows every indication of being aware of the presence of those around him," his website plumvillage.org said
For veterans, the physical and emotional impact of war continues long after they return.
A veteran of two tours in Iraq talks about returning home after military experience, and the challenges of stereotyping faced by veterans.