San Francisco Veterans Struggle With Life On The Streets; Memories Of Wartime20 percent of those who enjoy a free meal at St. Anthony's Diner in San Francisco's Tenderloin are veterans. KCBS talks to some of the vets this Memorial Day who've endured hardships even after the war.
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.
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.
A Manicurist's Tale: How A Hollywood Legend Helped Shape The Vietnamese Nail IndustryKimberly runs a thriving nail salon. Her family is among the thousands of Vietnamese-Americans who make up the estimated 80% of nail technicians in California.
Operation Babylift: 40 Years After Bay Area Opened Arms To Vietnam's Orphans, Historic Sites Hidden In Plain SightHarmon Hall now sits vacant and locked up just across Old Mason Street from the former military air field. But in 1975 it was the first U.S. home for orphaned children from the war, including three little girls who reflected on their 40 year journey with KPIX 5.
Bay Area Forever Changed As Planeful Of Babies From Saigon Lands During Live Broadcast 40 Years AgoIn a first-ever breaking news moment captured live on television, the Bay Area saw history in the making, as a region's identity and place in history was forever changed in the first of several flights filled with babies.
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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.
Over 100 Homeless San Francisco Vets Find New Home In Renovated Financial District BuildingJust in time for Veteran's Day, San Francisco is celebrating the renovation of a Financial District building that will house more than 100 homeless veterans.
'Communist Star' Logo Changed On Latest Yum Brands Chain After Outcry From Vietnamese CommunityThe parent company of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC has apologized for the offensive branding of their latest restaurant chain, and promised to make changes immediately.