Vietnam http://kalw.org en Vietnamese American author Andrew Lam on his new book "Birds of Paradise Lost" http://kalw.org/post/vietnamese-american-author-andrew-lam-his-new-book-birds-paradise-lost <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The immigrant experience is meant to be a smooth one, full of promise. Ideally, people from developing countries come to America for better work, education, human rights and, overall, and a better future for their children.</span></p><p>However, many of these stories turn out to be not as polished as that narrative. Immigrants often need to learn a new language, navigate a new system, face realities they never have before, and find their way in a new adopted country. Their hopes are high, and sometimes they end up unmet.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 23:36:29 +0000 Hana Baba 24318 at http://kalw.org Vietnamese American author Andrew Lam on his new book "Birds of Paradise Lost" Today on Your Call: What Does The Vietnam War Reveal About the US Military? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-does-vietnam-war-reveal-about-us-military-policies <P></P> <P> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 06:52:17 +0000 Malihe Razazan 22279 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What Does The Vietnam War Reveal About the US Military? The legacy of Agent Orange: What the Bay Area can do to help http://kalw.org/post/legacy-agent-orange-what-bay-area-can-do-help <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: left; line-height: normal; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(93,102,91); font-size: 13px">&nbsp;</p><p>Host: Joseph Pace</p><p>Producer: Yumi Wilson</p><p>The war in Vietnam ended more than 30 years ago, but the legacy of Agent Orange remains, both here in the United States and in Vietnam.</p> Mon, 25 Apr 2011 15:00:00 +0000 City Visions 7774 at http://kalw.org