Reporter, Former Vietnam Refugee Thuy Vu Recounts Her Escape From Saigon 40 Years Ago KQED journalist and former KPIX 5 reporter Thuy Vu recounts her family's escape from Vietnam following the Fall of Saigon.
Flight From Saigon, 40 Years Later: KPIX 5 Special Looks At Stories Of Bay Area Vietnamese CommunityForty years after the Fall of Saigon, KPIX 5 explores the end of the Vietnam War, the refugees and the lives of Vietnamese-Americans in the Bay Area.
Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon40 years ago, a heroic mission unfolded at Tan Son Nhut Air Base near Saigon, a few days before the North Vietnamese army and the Viet Cong took over South Vietnam on April 30, 1975.
San Jose Vietnamese Community Thrives, Recalls What Was Left Behind 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon40 years after the Fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War, the Bay Area's Vietnamese community of today looks nothing like the first wave of refugees who first arrived here.
Oakland Vietnam War Refugee, Recycling CEO Brings Expertise Back To HomelandThe lives and fortunes of thousands of Vietnamese refugees changed with their exodus from Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War 40 years ago this month. Among those seeking a new start in the U.S., perhaps no refugee embraced the American dream as fiercely as David Duong.
Bay Area Veteran Visits Vietnam On 50th Anniversary Of U.S. LandingA Bay Area veteran visited the shores of Vietnam on the 50th anniversary of the U.S. troops landing there.
Weekend Magazine: Last Days In Vietnam, Health Benefits Of Gratitude, And The Health Of Mental Health Care
Creator Of Vietnam-Era Draft Lottery Dies At Walnut Creek HomeThe former federal official who created the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War has died at age 88.
Double Amputee Vietnam Vet Injured In Hayward Arson FireA double amputee was hospitalized after a fire at a home in unincorporated Hayward Thursday night that is being treated as an arson case, an Alameda County deputy fire chief said Friday.
Cupertino To Host Traveling Replica Of Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe Traveling Vietnam Wall will be coming to Cupertino for a five-day stint next week, just in time for Veterans Day, city officials announced Wednesday.
East Bay Woman Ends 38-Year Vigil For MIA Vietnam VeteranAfter 43 years missing in Vietnam, remains of an elite Army Green Beret soldier finally made it home. Among those at his memorial was a Bay Area woman who held vigil for more than 38 years.
East Bay Woman Keeps 38-Year PromiseWhen she was 12, Kathy Strong put on a bracelet bearing the name of a missing Vietnam War soldier. She promised she would not take it off until he came home.