Scott Ellis 9:46 p.m., April 22
Stories for May 1985
Thursday, May 30
Thursday, May 23
Wednesday, May 22
Fear and hiding in the Saigon underground, adrift at sea, capture by pirates. A former Vietnamese journalist continues his tale of terror.
After I escaped from the re-education camp and hid out for two days in a church, Father Trac dropped me off in front on Sao Mai Hospital in Ho Nai. Ho Nai was a short ...
Thursday, May 16
Wednesday, May 15
A former Vietnamese journalist, now living in San Diego, recounts his harrowing ordeal of fear, torture, and hope.
I can still recall the date, May 19, 1977, because that was Ho Chi Minh’s birthday. The entire camp was taken out to the fields to clear away the elephant grass – to “compete with ...
Thursday, May 9
On getting into medical school. The hard way.
Maria Lofftus, manager of the admissions office at the UCSD School of Medicine, had just finished explaining to an irate father why his son's application had been rejected. She has a repertoire of responses to ...