One of the legacies of the Vietnam War thrives in countries around the world. During the war, thousands of children were left in orphanages. Many were biracial, the product of relationships between American military men and Vietnamese women. This is the story of two women searching for their biological parents. One has had success thanks to technology. The other is hopeful despite running into dead ends.
Years before the escalation, Michigan State University became very close with the South Vietnamese government. An archive at MSU containing 80,000 documents -- including papers, film and pictures contains the information.
WKAR's Reginald Hardwick interview about the MSU Vietnam Archives project.
This weekend, Current State takes an in-depth look at what happened when organizations asked the state Civil Rights Commission to ban discrimination of GLBTQ people in Michigan. Plus, we hear from Capital region residents who have loved ones in earthquake damaged Mexico City and hurricane damaged Puerto Rico. We'll go on a tour of a community center helping Lansing for nearly 50 years.
First segment of Sept. 23-24, 2017 edition of Current State.