Decades after risking his life to save his men, a Green Beret gets the Medal of Honor
Despite suffering multiple wounds during a firefight in Vietnam, then-Capt. Paris Davis refused to leave three Green Berets on the battlefield — even after being told to retreat.
2017 OPB Special Coverage Packages
Some stories this year could not be told with just a single article. For its more complex stories, OPB combined resources to curate investigative pieces, cultural phenomena, historic moments and more.
Dao Strom’s Work Aims To Destabilize The American Vietnam Narrative
Portland artist Dao Strom uses image, music, writing and spoken word to explore the intersection of her Vietnamese birth and American life.
Vu Pham Examines Vietnamese Diaspora Through Film
Portland filmmaker Vu Pham has a distinct, developing voice in his films, which manifests in a dark, contemporary noir style and tone.
The Garden Of Solace Honors Oregon's Vietnam Veterans
Just past the greenery of the Hoyt Arboretum in Washington Park sits a different type of garden, one that honors Oregon's Vietnam veterans.
Resources For Veterans And Survivors
For veterans, war survivors and non-service members needing help, here are available resources.
Watch Now: 'The Vietnam War Oregon Remembers,' An 'Oregon Experience' Documentary
A new OPB documentary explores how the Vietnam War still deeply affects Oregonians, even nearly 50 years after the end of combat operations in Vietnam.
'The Vietnam War,' A PBS Documentary
"The Vietnam War" — a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series — directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere Sept. 17, 2017, on OPB.
An Artist Lights The Way From Vietnam To The Oregon Coast
Drawn from his childhood memories, Lam Quang handcrafts sculptural lanterns out of bamboo frames and his own handmade paper.
From Vietnam War Refugee To Renowned Oregon Dancer
Marrying modern choreography with traditional Southeast Asian dance, Minh Tran formed Minh Tran & Company, becoming a prolific choreographer and sought-after educator.