Interview with Le Ly Hayslip, director of the East Meets West Foundation, and author of When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace (Doubleday, 1989), and Child of War, Woman of Peace (Doubleday, 1993)
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Bright Shining Lie revisits the scene of his magisterial account of the war in Vietnam and reveals the country that is just beginning to emerge from the war's ashes.
In his memoir Reunion, Tom Hayden writes of his involvement in student movements, his visits to Hanoi, and the events of the 1968 Democratic convention, describes his personal life, and reaffirms his commitment to dissent. In the 1960s helped found the Students for a Democratic Society and authored its founding document, the Port Huron Statement. Later in life Hayden entered politics as a legislator in the California Assembly and the California Senate.