25th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon

GUESTS: FRANK SNEPP CIA's Chief Strategy Analyst in Vietnam from 1969 to 1975 Author, Decent Interval: An Insider's Account of Saigon's Indecent End (Random House, 1977) Author, Irreparable Harm: A Firsthand Account of How One Agent Took on the CIA in an Epic Battle over Secrecy and Free Speech (Random House, 1999) LOREN JENKINS NPR's Senior Foreign Editor 25 years ago this week, the last Americans were evacuated from the U.S. embassy in Saigon, ending a fifteen year long engagement in a mad three day scramble that many still see as a tactical failure and moral betrayal. After a quarter century, are we better able to evaluate America's involvement in Vietnam?



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