Vietnam Center & Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive News and Updates

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Guest Lecture Series Presents Ambassador Sichan Siv

The Vietnam Center and Archive is proud to present Ambassador Sichan Siv on Thursday, October 24th at 7:00pm at the International Cultural Center on the TTU Campus.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

Sichan Siv escaped the Cambodian killing fields in 1976, resettling in Connecticut. From 1989-1993, Siv served as a Deputy Assistant to President George H.W. Bush, and as a Deputy Assistant Secretary in the State Department. In 2001, he was confirmed as the US Ambassador to the United Nations, a position he held until 2006. His is the author of two books: Golden Bones and Golden Words. A book signing will follow his lecture.

This is the fourth lecture in the Vietnam Center and Archive 2013 Guest Lecture Series.  All lectures are free and open to the public.

The mission of the Vietnam Center and Archive Guest Lecture Series is to enrich the intellectual and cultural life of students, faculty, and the community at large by bringing distinguished individuals to campus for presentations on specific aspects of the Vietnam War, its lasting impact on American politics, society and culture, and on contemporary issues in Southeast Asia.

This lecture series is funded in part by a generous grant from the Helen Jones Foundation.  For more information on the 2013 VNCA Guest Lecture Series see, or contact Mary Saffell at 806-742-9010 or

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