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Ernest Hebert on Saigon pullout

Vietnam may have been America's war but Canada was heavily involved — for and against. Canada harboured American draft dodgers and helped supervise ceasefires. But at the same time, about 30,000 Canadians volunteered to fight in southeast Asia. And there was Canada's involvement in secret missions, weapons testing and arms production. CBC Archives looks at Canada's role in the Vietnam War.

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Twenty-five years later, Canadian diplomat Ernest Hebert speaks on the record about the pullout.
Medium: Radio
Program: As It Happens
Broadcast Date: April 24, 2000
Guest(s): Ernest Hebert
Host: Mary Lou Finlay
Duration: 9:37

Last updated: January 3, 2013

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