HCMC War Remnants Museum receives memorabilia of Argentine journalist

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The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organization and the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony receiving memorabilia of Argentine journalist Ignacio Ezcurra on the occasion of 50 years since he was reported missing in Vietnam (May 8, 1968).

Director of the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City Tran Xuan Thao receives objects from Argentine Ambassador. (Photo: Sggp)

Director of the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City Tran Xuan Thao receives objects from Argentine Ambassador. (Photo: Sggp)

Attending at the event were Argentine Ambassador to Vietnam Juan Carlos Valle Raleigh and Ms. Encarnacion Ezcurra, daughter of journalist Ignacio Ezcurra who comes to Vietnam to commemorate her father who disappeared in Sai Gon in while covering the war.
Director of the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City Tran Xuan Thao received objects from Argentine Ambassador, including the book titled Hasta Vietnam (To Vietnam), a collection of articles and photos about American Aggression in Vietnam.
Ignacio Ezcurra was born in 1939 in San Isidro, Argentina. He studied at the University of Missouri and became one of the leading journalists of his time. Ezcurra was best known for his work as the Vietnam's War correspondent for the Argentinian newspaper La Nación. He disappeared while staying in Saigon.
Ignacio Ezcurra also wrote several chronicles about racial problems in the United States, interviewed Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, and reported the conflicts in the Middle East the guerrilla warfare in El Salvador.

Bảo tàng Chứng tích Chiến tranh tiếp nhận kỷ vật của nhà báo Argentina ảnh 1
Director of the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City Tran Xuan Thao offer flowers to Ms. Encarnacion Ezcurra, daughter of journalist Ignacio Ezcurra.

By THUY VU – Translated by Kim Khanh

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