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Ann Morrissy Merick, 1933-2017

May 10, 2017

Merick was ABC's first female television field producer in the Vietnam War, and one of only a handful of female network producers who covered the war. In 1967, she and several other female reporters won…

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Nguyen Ngoc Luong, 1936-2016

December 8, 2016

Nguyen Ngoc Luong, a guide, translator, journalist, and photographer who worked closely with New York Times Vietnam War correspondents Gloria Emerson, Malcolm Brown, Fox Butterfield, Ralph Blumenthal, and Peter Shipler, died October 27 in Saigon.…

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Robert R. Timberg, 1940-2016

September 9, 2016

Robert R. Timberg, a Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran, journalist, and acclaimed author, died September 6 at age 76 Best known for The Nightingale’s Song , his excellent book about five famous Vietnam War-era Naval…

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Jim Northrup, 1943-2016

August 4, 2016

The acclaimed poet, novelist, storyteller, and columnist Jim Northrup, who received VVA’s Excellence in the Arts Award at the 2014 National Leadership Conference, died of complications from cancer on August 1. Northrup, an Anishinaabe Indian,…

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Sydney Schanberg, 1934-2016

July 11, 2016

Sydney H. Schanberg, the former New York Times  war correspondent best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, died July 9 at age 82 . The story…

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Michael Herr, 1940-2016

June 29, 2016

Michael Herr, the journalist and author best known for his Dispatches , his 1977 stylized book of Vietnam War reporting, died June 23 at age 76. Herr went to the war zone to write a series…

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David Lamb, 1940-2016

June 8, 2016

David Lamb, who covered the Vietnam War for United Press International,   died June 5 at age 76 of lymphoma and esophageal cancer. Lamb reported from Vietnam beginning in 1968, and---among other things---is credited with dubbing the…

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Creative Writing Contest: The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans

January 26, 2016

The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans is a creative writing contest for U.S. military veterans and active duty personnel. It's run by The Iowa Review   and sponsored by the family of Sharlet (in…

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‘Reporting Vietnam’ Exhibit to Open in D.C.’s Newseum

May 20, 2015

"Reporting Vietnam , " a multimedia exhibit showcasing how journalists covered the Vietnam War, opens May 22 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The extensive exhibit, held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary commemorations of…

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Writer Query: Vietnam Veteran Interviews

January 24, 2015

Jack Griffiths, a staff writer at History of War magazine in the U.K., is working on a feature entitled "The Vietnam 50, " and would like to interview Vietnam veterans for it. "We are looking for veterans…

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