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Last Days in Vietnam
USA, 2014, 98 min., Color, English
During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confront the same moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate U.S. citizens only--or to risk treason and save the lives of as many South Vietnamese citizens as they can.
Screenings
Speaker
Gene Pugh, John Wayne Walding
Director
Rory Kennedy
Screenwriter
Mark Bailey & Kevin McAlester
Producer
Rory Kennedy & Kevin McAlster
Associate Producer
Taylor Johns

Gene Pugh
As part of the Special Forces, Gene Pugh took part in multiple recon missions during the Vietnam War, providing intelligence on troop movements, wire taps, location of road parks, fueling stations, command centers, capturing enemy POW’s and more.
John Wayne Walding
John Wayne Walding spent 12 years in the U. S. Army with 7 of those years being in 3rd Special Forces Group at Ft. Bragg NC. He has combat deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. John’s awards and badges include: Silver Star, Bronze star, Purple Heart, Combat infantry badge, Airborne air assault and the special forces tab. John participated in numerous battles during his deployments; most famous was the Battle of Shok Valley, which you can read about in the book “No Way Out: A Story of Valor in the Mountains of Afghanistan” by Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer.