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David Berry, 1943-2016

December 26, 2016

David Berry, the playwright and screenwriter whose acclaimed 1977 play, "G.R. Point" was based on his service in the Vietnam War,   died December 16  at age 73 following a heart attack. Berry joined the Army in…

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‘Children of the April Rain’, Operation Babylift Play, on Veterans Day

November 7, 2016

The latest staged reading of the moving play, "Children of the April Rain, " which focuses on the 1975 Vietnam War Babylift, will be presented on Veterans Day, November 11, at 1:00 p.m. at the…

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Operation Babylift Play ‘Children of the April Rain’ in East Williston, New York

August 10, 2016

The Vietnam Babylift play, Children of the April Rain , will be presented at the East Williston Community Church Theater in East Williston, New York, on Sunday, September 25, at 3:00 p.m. The play tells…

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‘War(ped), ‘ a New Play by Patrick Underwood

August 10, 2016

You can read Patrick Underwood’s play, War(ped) on line as the playwright’s new web page . Underwood served with a construction engineer battalion in the southern Central Highlands in Vietnam in 1970-71. In this, his…

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‘Children of the April Rain’ Operation Babylift Play

June 11, 2016

The latest staged reading of the play “Children of the April Rain , ” which deals with nine Americans who worked to save orphaned Vietnamese children during Operation Babylift in 1975, was performed recently in…

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“Children of the April Rain” Play in D.C. Nov. 10

October 7, 2015

Vietnam Babylift, the nonprofit dedicated to honoring Operation Babylift- the massive evacuation of children from South Vietnam in the waning days of the Vietnam War in April 1975- is sponsoring a staged reading of the…

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‘The Draft’: New Vietnam War Play

September 9, 2015

"The Draft, " a new multimedia play dealing with the Vietnam War and how ten young men respond to their greetings from Uncle Sam, opens at Hiberian Hall  in Roxbury, Massachusetts, tomorrow, September 10. The…

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‘Occupied Territories’: New Play Set in the Vietnam War

July 15, 2015

  A new theater piece called "Occupied Territories" recently had a limited run at the Anacostia Playhouse in Washington, D.C.  The play, written by Nancy Bannon and its director Mollye Maxner,  is set in Vietnam during…

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Walter Anderson's 'Almost Home'

October 1, 2014

Walter Anderson (above, left ), best known as the former long-time editor in chief of Parade magazine, served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Vietnam War in 1965. The author of five books, Anderson's…

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New Operation Babylift Play

July 22, 2014

Part of the upcoming 2015 commemorations of the 1975 Vietnam War Operation Babylift---the government plan to get orphans out of South Vietnam as the nation was about to fall to the North Vietnamese and the…

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