Tet Offensive
Pat Mayer

Still Here: Vietnam War Stories from Illinois

Still Here: Vietnam War Stories from Illinois  weaves together first-hand accounts of combat veterans, war resisters and refugees to reveal the harsh realities of war as well as journeys of survival and recovery. 2018 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award - News Documentary.

Bon Bui
Tim Meyers/Illinois Public Media

Oral History Interview: Bon Bui

Bon Bui was born in Quảng Bình, Vietnam in 1946 and fled to the South during the war.  He became a South Vietnamese Marine during the war and was trained by US forces in the United States. After Saigon fell in 1975, he become a prisoner of war for 10 years before finally relocating to America under an asylum program. Bui recounts the atrocities of war first hand.  

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