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Looting And Rioting? First Responders Remember 1968

Some first responders are dealing with looting and burning in Baltimore for the first time. But Michel Martin asks whether there's a familiarity for those who were on duty during the riots in 1968.


Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Founder: Monument Almost Never Got Built

Jan Scruggs commemorates the 40th anniversary of the end to the Vietnam War with a walk along the memorial he pioneered building.

Vietnam Native Who Fled Country During War Returns Home

For the series on Vietnam, tomorrow NPR visits Nguyen Qui Duc, who fled the country before the communist takeover in 1975. He now lives in Hanoi and says he feels more at home than ever.

U.S. Army Veterans, Survivors To Mark 70th Anniversary Of Dachau Liberation

The Nazi concentration camp at at Dachau was liberated by U.S. troops 70 years ago Wednesday. Survivors and U.S. Army veterans are gathering at the camp in Germany for a commemoration this weekend.

A Senator's Effort Helps Bring Home The Last Marines Killed In Vietnam

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, WBUR's Bob Oakes tells the story of Charles McMahon, one of the last Marines to die in Vietnam.

40 Years After The Vietnam War, Families Still Search For Answers

Elaine Zimmer Davis' husband went missing after a fiery plane crash in Vietnam when their son was 2 years old. Now, she and her son — and her new husband — are on a quest to bring home his remains.

Virtual Readings For Baltimore's Freddie Gray

Here are some words from novelists, poets and rappers that folks are sharing on social media to make sense of what's going on in Baltimore.

Why Russian-American Jews Are Ballroom Dance Leaders

As ABC's Dancing with the Stars celebrates its 10th anniversary, we explain why Russian Jewish immigrants and their descendants have stepped to the front of this country's ballroom dance scene.

Nazi Summer Camps In 1930s America?

In the 1930s, the Nazi movement was on the rise in Europe — and at summer camps for kids in the United States.

Flight Attendant On Saigon Evacuation: You Wanted 'To Help Every Child'

Days before the fall of Saigon, a plane left Vietnam with 57 children on board. The program intended to bring orphans to the U.S. was controversial, but two who were there say it was right.