Viet Thanh Nguyen


Viet Thanh Nguyen appears in the following:

Viet Thanh Nguyen's 'The Committed'

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Author Viet Than Nguyen joins us to discuss his new novel, "The Committed."


Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the Legacy of 'Apocalypse Now,' Forty Years Later

Thursday, August 15, 2019

"Apocalypse Now" continues to shape the way younger generations in the U.S. think about and relate to the Vietnam War. But the film is only concerned with the American side of the story.


Immigrants Claim "Americanness"

Monday, August 15, 2016

Immigrants in United States assert their "Americanness," or why it is that they belong and how they have proven it, in ways that most citizens don't have to.


Reckoning with the Vietnam War

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of this year's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, says that we have a long way to go before we can move beyond the history of the Vietnam War. 

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Escaping the Vietnam War, But Getting Close to the Enemy

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about his debut novel, The Sympathizer, which examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature, film, and the wars we fight today.