WBUR's Bob Oakes is in Vietnam this week to report on the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. He speaks with Here & Now's Robin Young about how Vietnam is celebrating what they see as a victory against American aggression.
The Vietnamese call this day Reunification Day - the day the last Americans left Vietnam and the North and South were rejoined.
At the American consulate in Ho Chi Min City, formerly Saigon, a plaque was dedicated today to the last Marines killed in Vietnam.
This segment aired on April 30, 2015.