Vietnam War

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Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick interviewed a retired University of Oregon English Professor about his time as a spy following World War II for their documentary The Vietnam War. The series wrapped up Thursday on public television.


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Not everyone can trek to our nation's capitol to see the real thing. So for the past 30 years, a smaller version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall has traveled the country.

On Thursday the replica wall opened at Skinner Butte Park in Eugene.

Community Alliance of Lane County presents a dramatic reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech A Time to Break Silence on Sunday, April 12th at First Christian Church in Eugene. Carol Horne Dennis and Marion Malcolm give an excerpt of the speech, and talk about its continued relevance in 2015.   

Photo by Levy Moroshan

Playwright Steve Lyons speaks about The Ghosts of Tonkin, his play that explores the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and Senator Wayne Morse’s opposition to that resolution, which sent the United States fully into the Vietnam War. The Ghosts of Tonkin will be presented at the Wildish Theatre in Springfield on September 28th, with a post-play discussion moderated by KLCC News Director Tripp Sommer.