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Writer and Journalist Neil Sheehan Returns to Vietnam

Sheehan won a Pulitzer Prize for his best-selling book, "A Bright Shining Lie," about America's disastrous involvement in Vietnam. He was Vietnam correspondent for the New York Times during the war, and was the man who broke the Pentagon Papers story. His new book, "After the War was Over" is about his trip to Vietnam three years ago, the first time he'd been back since the fall of Saigon in 1975.


Other segments from the episode on August 12, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 12, 1992: Interview with James Adams; Interview with Neil Sheehan; Review of the television show "The Larry Sanders Show."


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