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War's Lasting Legacy

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More than three decades after the Vietnam War ended, the Vietnamese people continue to live with the...

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It's been 18 months since Phung Tuu Boi gave me a tour of his Agent Orange remediation projects in Vietnam. Now I get a chance to show him some of my country.

Mr. Boi is in the U.S. this month to speak about his work to scientists, students and journalists. Last night George Lerner and I joined with Mr. Boi and Susan Hammond of the War Legacies Project for an informal discussion of Agent Orange in Vietnam at Columbia University's Center for Environmental Research and Conservation.

This afternoon I discussed our Agent Orange project with students from Bill Gentile's Foreign Correspondence course at American University.

Tonight, Mr. Boi and I will join David Bosco for a roundtable at American University.

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