Voices of Vietnam Documentary: A Lost Homeland

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Minnesota Public RadioA new documentary, “A Lost Homeland,” details the history of Vietnamese refugees who fled their country after the Fall of Saigon in 1975, which marked the end of the war in Vietnam and the loss of a homeland for hundreds of thousands of people.

Some of the Vietnam War's most enduring legacies are the Vietnamese communities of America, made up of refugees who arrived en masse after the Fall of Saigon. This program explores how these communities became a key to economic success for refugees, and how many still grappled with the complexities of gratitude, guilt, and silence.

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota was significantly involved in the resettlement of Vietnamese refugees in Minnesota after the Fall of Saigon in 1975.

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