On the last day of The Vietnam War Summit, Thursday, April 28, we heard from veterans who were on the front lines, from musicians whose music helped offer comfort to our troops, and from the Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Pham Quang Vinh.
Country Joe McDonald Performs "I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag"
"Lessons Learned" Panel
Bob Kerrey - Former Nebraska Governor; former U.S. Senator; Medal of Honor Recipient
William McRaven - University of Texas System Chancellor and Former Commander of United States Special Operations Command
Charles Robb - Former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator
Moderator: Dr. Mark Lawrence - Associate Professor of History, Distinguished Fellow at the Robert S. Strauss Center, and Director of Graduate Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
The Troops: A View from the Front Lines Panel
The panel included Liz Allen, PhD, second from left, a former Army nurse; John Sibley Butler, center, a Bronze Star recipient; Isaac "Ike" Camacho, second from right, first American POW to escape from a prisoner of war camp in Vietnam and recipient of the Bronze Star, two Silver Stars, and two Purple Hearts; and Ken Wallingford, right, former POW and recipient of the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and two Purple Hearts. [LBJ Library photo by David Hume Kennerly]
Peter Yarrow Performs "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?"
Folk singer Peter Yarrow performs "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?" on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at The Vietnam War Summit. He participated in a panel discussion with singer/songwriter Country Joe McDonald. [LBJ Library photo by Marsha Miller]
Remarks by Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Pham Quang Vinh
Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Pham Quang Vinh speaks about the relationship between the United States and Vietnam in the 21st century. [LBJ Library photo by Jay Godwin]