Cook Library Cinema Club: Last Days in Vietnam

April 30, 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, precipitated by the capture by North Vietnamese forces of the city of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam. In anticipation of the city’s capture by communist forces, the U.S. government began evacuating American Military and civilian personnel from Saigon in the month before the city’s fall.   In a shocking miscalculation, formal…