Washington DC area Events:
Thanks to the many individuals and organizations that volunteered their help and compassion, these event met or exceeded our expectations.
We will be posting additional photos and reports.
DC Tour Coordinator: Walter Teague email@example.com
with Peace Activists and friends in D.C.
Long time friends and activists provided camaraderie and even provided a wonderful opportunity for Madam Nhut to meet once again with Don Luce who had help find and liberate her from the infamous Tiger Cages on Con Son Island. 11/26/05
|Attended services and were introduced by Reverend Hagler at the Plymouth Congregational Church in DC. The congregation was most welcoming and literally embraced the Vietnamese visitors. 11/27/05|
|Dinner with local veterans and supporters in Maryland and again at The Wall and other functions on Monday. 11/27/05|
|Vietnam Wall Visit with US Veterans & others. A most moving experience for all. The rain left and the press were waiting. The Vietnamese joined with veterans from various groups and gave interviews after visiting The Wall. The US veterans and even Madam Nhut found names of those they had known and who had died in this tragic war. 11/28/05|
|Luncheon with Policy Groups A well attended meeting with serious questions and responses at Georgetown Univ., Multicultural Center was hosted by The Asian Studies Program and The Fund for Reconciliation and Development. Titled “THE LEGACY OF AGENT ORANGE: CAN THE UNITED STATES AND VIETNAM FIND A SOLUTION?” 11/28/05|
Peace Center The final event of the DC tour was a gathering of
organizers and activists from a spectrum of groups in DC, at the Washington
Peace Center. Dave Kline of Veterans For Peace gave a detailed and
eloquent overview of Agent Orange, its impact and the battles for justice
by both the veterans and the Vietnamese. 11/28/05