Open discussion: Personal reflections on the Vietnam War

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Share your Vietnam stories – from the war zone or from the home front – with Minnesota Public Radio as part of The Vietnam Tapes. From the program description:

The Vietnam Tapes is a special Midday program featuring audio letters from the Vietnam War. Dan Kleven of Willmar, Minn., spent 11 months in combat in Vietnam in 1970. He recorded his thoughts on cassette tapes in the field, and sent them back to his family. The hour-long program includes audio from Kleven on guard duty, interviews of his fellow “grunts,” and his description of a dangerous raid into Cambodia. The program also includes a view from the home front during this troubled time in American history.

  • The program airs Friday, July 4, 2008 at 1 p.m. ET | Noon CT
  • You can also listen to the program and see the slideshows anytime online

This is an open discussion. Discuss reactions to the program or your own images and personal stories from the time here. Links to related Gather articles, images, or videos are welcome.  

Julia Schrenkler
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Minnesota Public Radio
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