Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick to Visit Houston

Posted on · The award-wining documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will be in Houston on April 26, 2017 for a preview screening and discussion of their latest project, THE VIETNAM WAR, a 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series set to air this fall on Houston Public Media TV 8 and PBS stations around the country.

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Authors Read from Vietnam War Memoirs

Posted on · Back in September, Rice University’s Veterans in Business Association and the Baker Institute hosted an event titled The Vietnam War: 50 Years On. They invited four Vietnam veterans who are also authors to come speak and read excerpts from their books. On this Veterans Day, we wanted to bring you some of their thoughts and excerpts […]

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The Full Menu: Houston’s Best Vietnamese Food

Posted on · Next to Tex-Mex, another popular restaurant type in Houston is Vietnamese cuisine. The Midtown area was the original home to Vietnamese refugees in the mid-70s after the fall of Saigon. In fact, Houston by 1981 had the largest Vietnamese population outside of California. Nowadays, you’ll come across Vietnamese restaurants along Bellaire Boulevard and even stretching […]