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The 25th Anniversary of the End of the Vietnam War: Designer, Sculptor, and Architect Maya Lin.

Designer, sculptor, architect Maya Lin. She was a 21 year-old undergraduate student when her design was selected for the Vietnam War Memorial. Her works are known for their ability to elicit powerful emotions. Lin also designed the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, and the "Women's Table" at Yale (which dealt with the history of female students at Yale, which was mostly all-male for 300 years.) Most recently Lin designed "The Wave Field" in memory of Francois-Xavier Bagnoud, pilot, aeronautical engineer and humanitarian. Lin was the subject of an academy award winning documentary, "Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision." (REBROADCAST from 11/2/95)

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Other segments from the episode on April 21, 2000

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 21, 2000: Interview with Tim O'Brien; Interview with Horst Faas and Tim Page; Interview with Oliver Stone; Interview with Maya Lin.

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