News Archive

Fred Branfman: As I knew Him

Posted: Aug 27, 2021

From the desk and camera of Sally Benson   In February 1967, I was on a train to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia to prepare for work with the International Voluntary Service (IVS) in Laos and Vietnam.   Wandering into the snack car, I found a tall, brooding man holding his head in his hands, a […]

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Make LAAB, Not War!

Posted: Aug 5, 2021

Laab Gai made by Chef Saeng with added fried crispy chicken skin to garnish.  (Los Angeles, CA 2019) It was a foggy morning in Luang Prabang. Mist was floating above the Mekong, animals were rusling in the palm trees, and monks were making their last turn around the block. I left my hotel room to […]

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Newsletter: The Most Secret Place on Earth Revisited

Posted: Mar 22, 2021

The Most Secret Place on Earth Revisited– A Trip into the CIA’s Covert War in Laos by Marc Eberle   We met before sunrise, just Richy, the cameraman, myself and Sousath, my Lao contact. We’d only packed the most essential gear to film, loaded everything in the car and set off. Our destination: the former CIA […]

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Newsletter: Happy Mien New Year!

Posted: Feb 5, 2021

From the desk and camera of Sirena Yang, Singer, Actress, and Model. When I was a child, I was sometimes embarrassed to be Asian. Of all ethnicities on Earth that I could be, I’m Iu Mien, an ethnic group so small in America that rarely anyone I’ve ever encountered in my life is aware of, […]

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Legacies of War Special Report: Lighting New Legacies

Posted: Jan 7, 2021

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Special message to the Office of President-Elect and Vice President-Elect of the U.S.

Posted: Dec 17, 2020

Washington D.C. — On behalf of our staff, board, and community, Legacies of War congratulates Joseph R. Biden and Kamala Harris for their election as President-Elect and Vice President-Elect of the United States.  We would like to also recognize the historic election of Kamala Harris, the daughter of an Indian mother and Jamaican father, as […]

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A Veteran’s View from the Sky

Posted: Nov 6, 2020

From the desk and camera of Mike Burton:   Upper Left: This was taken at the Officers Club at Nakhon Phanom in 1967 or 68. The men lined up are all pilots assigned to the 56th Air Commando Wing and are being given medals for air action on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, either air […]

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Legacies of War Recognition and UXO Removal Act

Posted: Sep 24, 2020

  Check out what people are saying about this historic bill for SE Asia! “As a child in Laos, I was taught to walk on well-worn paths to avoid unexploded bombs left over from the Secret War my parents survived. Today, I’m proud to lead Legacies of War’s efforts to support bomb clearance and survivor […]

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