VFV in the News

Links to news stories featuring the Vietnam Friendship Village or containing references to the Village:

The Rutland Reader, based in Rutland County, Vermont, published the article, “Restoration: Writing a new chapter in Vietnam’s Agent Orange saga,” by freelance journalist Stephen Abatiell. Stephen and his father Peter, a Vietnam Veteran, volunteered at the Friendship Village for two out of the ten weeks they spent traveling in Vietnam to learn about the long-term effects of dioxin.

Vietnam Television International posted this segment, AO Delegates Visit Van Canh Friendship Village, documenting a special visit paid to the village by delegates of the Second International Conference of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin at the Friendship Village on August 9, 2011.

Connie Schultz, “Friendship Village provides support to people affected by Agent Orange: Unfinished Business,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 30, 2011.

View the Friendship Village through the eyes of photographer Annie O’Neill, whose article Damaged Lives was published in the December 5, 2000 issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

The Vietnam Friendship Village is mentioned in “Apocalypse Still,” an article about the lingering effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam, written by Robert Dreyfuss and published in the February 2000 issue of Mother Jones.