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A Vietnamese Journalist recounting the stories of the Vietnam War

Second Wave Podcast

Vietnamese American Thanh Tan is not afraid to talk about mental health among Vietnamese refugees, often a taboo in her community. 

Many stories have gone untold because of the trauma many Vietnamese refugees experienced during war and evacuation time but Tan, through her podcast Second Wave, is telling the stories that the elders are forgetting and the young are not hearing. 


Credit The Vietnam War

Second Wave a new podcast from KUOW Public Radio and PRX, explores the Vietnamese-American refugee experience and challenges this community faces even now, four decades after the end of the Vietnam, War.  


The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick airs this Sunday Sept. 17th on PBS.