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SLOW DANCING IN SAIGON: WHO IS PICTURED?

Submitted by Richard and John Turner (ACS)

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Hello Fellow ACS Classmates,

We recently put together a book of photographs of Saigon parties held during the late 50s and early 60s entitled Slow Dancing in Saigon. (The accompanying PDF includes the cover and the first 19 pages.) While sharing […]

SAIGON KID KEN YEAGER’S ATTEMPT AT WRITING A BOOK

Submitted by Ken Yeager (ACS)

Seems like everyone is writing a book these days, me included, although mine is not for publication. I started my book a few years ago and sort of wrapped it up this year. My purpose in writing was to provide some information to my son who grew up without a […]

FATHER CRAWFORD’S KIDS: VIETNAMESE VILLAGE TO NEUROSCIENCES LAB – THE AMAZING JOURNEY OF DR. DUONG HUYNH

Submitted by Frank Stoddard (ACS)

As previously mentioned in the story about my recent Road Trip in the Lil’ Red Roadster, I met up with two of Father Crawford’s kids, Phi-Yen and Theo, who were part of the group of children airlifted out of Vietnam in 1975.

Theo has informed me that one of his […]

CLOD STUDIO 33 PRESENTS: VINTAGE HOME MOVIES – SAIGON 1961 – 1963 WITH THE JACOBS FAMILY (PARTS 1, 2 and 3)

Submitted by Tom Jacobs (ACS)

My mother, Jean Jacobs, myself and my sisters Mary, Linda, Patty, Debbie, Theresa, Kathy and Celine left Seattle at the end of 1961 to join my dad in Saigon. My dad, Master Sargent Tom Jacobs, had been transferred to Saigon earlier in the year. He was in the Signal Corp […]

SAIGON KID WRITING MEMOIR: AN AMERICAN CHILD IN VIETNAM

By Margaret Childs Westmoreland (ACS)

An American Child In Vietnam

I am the youngest child of Gen. William Childs Westmoreland, who was in charge of all armed forces in South Vietnam from 1963 to 1968. In 1964, we flew to Saigon to spend a year with him. I was just 9 years old.

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