Vietnam Now


David Lamb
* Author, Vietnam Now: A Reporter Returns (BBS Books, 2002)

Doug Anderson
* Vietnam Veteran and Poet
* Author, Blues For Unemployed Secret Police: Poems (Curbstone Press, 2000) and The Moon Reflected Fire (Alice James Books, 1994)

Jonathan Stevenson
* Research Fellow at the International Institute of Strategic Studies in London
* Author, Hard Men Humble: Vietnam Veterans Who Wouldn't Come Home (Free Press, 2002)

Adrian Kronauer
* Special Assistance to the Director, POW-MIA, Office at the Department of the Defense

For many years, Vietnam has been quietly recuperating from the war years by improving its economy, pursuing trade and reaching out to the international community. Journalists who covered the Vietnam war have recently returned to cover the peace. What did they find 30 years later?

Copyright © 2002 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required.

Copyright © 2002 NPR. All rights reserved. No quotes from the materials contained herein may be used in any media without attribution to NPR. This transcript is provided for personal, noncommercial use only, pursuant to our Terms of Use. Any other use requires NPR's prior permission. Visit our permissions page for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.