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Vietnam-US Relations / Art Exhibit #422362

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 26, 1998
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Kyoko Altman) The exhibition of Vietnamese paintings that is the first major cultural exchange between the United States and Vietnam featured; scenes shown of the varied artistic styles. [Vietnamese ambassador to United States LE Van Bang; artist SINH Quan (thru translator), Meridian International Center Nancy MATHEWS - comment on the art.] The bankrolling of the exhibit by business interests seeking access to the Vietnam market noted. [Mobil Corporation Samuel GILLESPIE, Vietnamese-American activist Huy LE - offer differing opinions on the motivations behind the exhibit.]

Altman, Kyoko;
Shaw, Bernard

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