List of Vietnamese Americans

List Of Vietnamese Americans

This is a list of notable Vietnamese Americans. To be included on this list, the person must not only be notable amongst the Vietnamese American community, but must have also garnered recognition from mainstream America. Thus, including any Vietnamese-American with recognition only within the Vietnamese community, such as a singer from Thúy Nga's Paris by Night concerts is not acceptable.

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    Every morning I woke in dread, waiting for the day nurse to go on her rounds and announce from the list of names in her hand whether or not I was for shock treatment, the new and fashionable means of quieting people and of making them realize that orders are to be obeyed and floors are to be polished without anyone protesting and faces are to be made to be fixed into smiles and weeping is a crime.
    Janet Frame (b. 1924)

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    James Baldwin (1924–1987)

    Shea—they call him Scholar Jack—
    Went down the list of the dead.
    Officers, seamen, gunners, marines,
    The crews of the gig and yawl,
    The bearded man and the lad in his teens,
    Carpenters, coal-passers—all.
    Joseph I. C. Clarke (1846–1925)

    Follow me if I advance
    Kill me if I retreat
    Avenge me if I die.
    Mary Matalin, U.S. Republican political advisor, author, and James Carville b. 1946, U.S. Democratic political advisor, author. All’s Fair: Love, War, and Running for President, epigraph (from a Vietnamese battle cry)