Many of Bob Dylan's biggest hits were written and recorded in the 1960s during the Vietnam War. Last night the folk music hero performed in Ho Chi Minh City and he played it safe. BBC reporter Nga Pham went to the show and talks to Marco Werman.
Tim O'Brien is the author of the classic Vietnam-era collection The Things They Carried. O'Brien talks with anchor Marco Werman about the impact serving in Vietnam might have on the world views of Chuck Hagel and John Kerry.
Today marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's historic visit to China. In February 1972, in the final years of the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon flew to China to meet with Chairman Mao Zedong and Premier Zhou Enlai. The meeting has been memorialized as the triumph of Nixon's career.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speak with documentary filmmaker Errol Morris about the life of Robert McNamara. Morris made the Academy-award winning documentary ?The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara.?
Vietnam's President is in Washington this week. On the US agenda: human rights in Vietnam. The government has imprisoned 35 bloggers. But net-savvy activists in the US are helping to keep dissident bloggers one step ahead of the authorities.
South Korea has long been known for its lack of cultural diversity. Even today, the country is more than 99 percent ethnic Koreans. But things are slowly shifting, with more foreigners moving to the country and having ethnically mixed children -- which has presented new challenges for the government and the Korean people.