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To expand on the epic Vietnam War documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Twin Cities PBS launched Minnesota Remembers Vietnam. The resulting collaboration among the state’s 6 public television stations features an online Story Wall, original documentaries, and series of public screenings & commemorative events that seek to more fully remember, honor and understand the experience of 50 years ago. Please share your story at MNVietnam.org. REMEMBER. HONOR. UNDERSTAND.
To expand on the epic Vietnam War documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Twin Cities PBS launched Minnesota Remembers Vietnam. The resulting collaboration among the state’s 6 public television stations features an online Story Wall, original documentaries, and series of public screenings & commemorative events that seek to more fully remember, honor and understand the experience of 50 years ago. Please share your story at MNVietnam.org. REMEMBER. HONOR. UNDERSTAND.

The People’s Protectors (Full Episode)

Four Native American veterans reflect on their experiences in the military during the divisive Vietnam War and how their communities helped them carry their...
Poet Ka Vang

Extraordinary Hmong

Poet and spoken word artist Ka Vang was born at the secret CIA military base in Laos, Long Cheng, at the end of the Vietnam War....
Secret War Veterans

Veterans of the Secret War

Tong Vang + Lee Pao Xiong on how Hmong vets can now be buried in national cemeteries.  
Mary Beth Crawley in a helicopter during the war

The Telling Project: Mary Beth Crowley

Right out of nursing school Mary Beth Crowley joined the Army. With only four months of nursing experience she was deployed to Vietnam where...
Kang Vang being interviewed

The Telling Project: Kang Vang

Kang Vang is a Hmong American filmmaker and community leader. Born in a refugee camp in Thailand, Kang and his family emigrated to Minnesota...
Ken SHoles holding a photograph of himself in uniform

The Telling Project: Ken Sholes

Ken Sholes enlisted in the Navy at the age of 20 to avoid being drafted and sent to Vietnam. He ended up in Vietnam,...
Raymond Wilson with a helicopter in the background

The Telling Project: Raymond Wilson

Raymond joined the Army in 1969 to pursue his dream of learning to fly. After spending 366 days as a pilot in Vietnam he...

The Telling Project: Ken Plant

Ken Plant served in the Marine Corps as a correspondent covering military operations from 1969 to 1974 and joined the the U.S. Army as...