Nguyen Van Thieu Obit For ten years from 1965-1975, Nguyen Van Thieu led the South Vietnamese during the war against communism. After the fall of Saigon, Thieu fled his home country and lived in exile in England and the U.S. Last night, Thieu died in Boston at the age of 78. Guest host Lynn Neary talks about Thieu's life and leadership with Stanley Karnow, author of Vietnam: a History.
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For ten years from 1965-1975, Nguyen Van Thieu led the South Vietnamese during the war against communism. After the fall of Saigon, Thieu fled his home country and lived in exile in England and the U.S. Last night, Thieu died in Boston at the age of 78. Guest host Lynn Neary talks about Thieu's life and leadership with Stanley Karnow, author of Vietnam: a History.