Tom Bissell – The Father of All Things

Tom Bissell talks about The Father of All Things, an account of Bissell’s journey back to Vietnam with his former Marine father. Bissell explains the origin of the idea from GQ magazine, his father’s response to journeying back to a war zone, and the interweaving of the Bissells’ personal history with the history of the Vietnam War itself.

Original Air Date: 4/26/07

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