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Clyde Lewandowski arranged a return trip to Vietnam for himself and a group of fellow veterans. He ended up meeting a group of North Vietnamese veterans, leading him down a path of reconciliation.

This clip is from the TPT documentary Perspectives. Learn more below.

We have a need for reconciliation.

Biographical Details

Story Subject: Military Service

Military Branch: U.S. Army

Dates of Service: 1966 - 1968

Specialty: Artillery

About Minnesota Remembers Vietnam: Perspectives

Through a series of 12 short profiles and a feature-length documentary, Twin Cities PBS producer Luke Heikkila unpacks the personal narratives of family members and Minnesota veterans who endured one of the most unsettling chapters in American history: the Vietnam War. These stories reveal the unexpected ways that war forever changes someone.

Story Themes: 1966, 1967, 1968, Army, Artillery, Clyde Lewandowski, Hanoi, Hue, Humanity, North Vietnamese Army, NVA, Perspectives, Reconciliation, Return Trip, Reunion, Saint Cloud, St Cloud, TPT, Twin Cities PBS, Watch

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