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KQED Interviews Viet, Andrew Lam and Aimee Phan

April 30th marked the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. Viet did a number of interviews, including this one with writers Andrew Lam and Aimee Phan. They are interviewed on KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny about their stories of war and emigration.

  • Andrew Lam, editor of New America Media and author of “Birds of Paradise Lost” and “Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora”


  • Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of “The Sympathizer: A Novel” and associate professor of English and American studies and ethnicity at USC
  • Aimee Phan, author of “The Reeducation of Cherry Truong” and associate professor of writing and literature at California College of the Arts in San Francisco


  • Liz Noelani Clevenger, curator, Presidio Trust exhibit ‘Operation Babylift: Perspectives and Legacies


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