A North Vietnamese soldier's frayed diary that was returned by US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta earlier this year, has now been presented to the soldier's family at a ceremony, 46 years after the soldier was killed in action in the Vietnam War.
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.
Reporter Phillip Martin has been investigating human trafficking in various parts of the world and in Vietnam he found a glimmer of hope, as a young woman who was kidnapped and sold to a brothel in China, returns to her family.
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.