Vietnam War stories from a March 31 UofL event are scheduled to air the next two weekends on C-SPAN3’s American History TV.

“Unheard Tales of the Vietnam War: A South Vietnamese Perspective from Kentucky” featured five panelists sharing memories 40 years after the fall of Saigon. The Vietnam War Commemoration Committee at UofL organized the free, public event with the McConnell Center, president’s office, enrollment management office and history department.

C-SPAN3’s program will air at 4:30 p.m. April 26 and again at 8:30 a.m. May 2. The program also will be available afterward on the C-SPAN3 American History TV website: http://www.c-span.org/series/?ahtv

Panelists included veterans Hung Le, Tung Nguyen and Khue Tran, along with Tran’s wife Hao Tran; Gary Minh Tran, former cabinet member of the South Vietnamese government, also was a panelist.

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Judy Hughes is a communications and marketing specialist for UofL’s Office of Communications and Marketing, where she works in media relations and contributes to news about the university’s College of Arts and Sciences and Kent School of Social Work. She previously worked in news as a writer and editor for a daily newspaper and The Associated Press.