'My Family, My Culture'
May 19, 2005
This spring marks 30 years since the fall of South Vietnam and 28 years since US troops withdrew. What may have been a political necessity for the United States felt like betrayal to the South Vietnamese, including one man who now makes his home in Portland.
As part of OPB's occasional series on immigrants and their journeys to Oregon, we track Trinh Li -- from his time as a soldier in Southeast Asia to his life in Southeast Portland.
As Rob Manning reports, this "New Oregon Trail" story is already familiar at one Portland middle school, thanks to a film project directed by Trinh's son, Viet.
Also on Thursday's Oregon Considered