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The First Vietnamese to Attend Harvard

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  • Chris Norlund

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This article tells the story of the first Vietnamese, Ngo Vinh Long, to attend Harvard as an undergraduate student in 1964. Long taught himself English by reading novels he pur-chased at an outdoor market translating them with an Eng-lish-French dictionary. After coming to the states, he became one of the few Vietnamese to speak out against the war while residing in the U.S.

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  • Chris Norlund, 2005. "The First Vietnamese to Attend Harvard," Migration Letters, Transnational Press London, UK, vol. 2(1), pages 64-82, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:mig:journl:v:2:y:2005:i:1:p:64-82
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