Oct 2, 2018
In this episode Matt Crawford speaks to journalist and author Luke Hunt about his book Punji Trap- Pham Xaun An: The Spy Who Didn't Love Us. This book tells the story of the Vietnam War from a point of view most people have not experienced before. A true story of intrigue about Pham Xuan An who was a communist agent undercover as a celebrated war correspondent for Time, Rueters and The New York Herald Tribune. Propaganda at its most effective Pham Xuan An fed the western media with the stories the communist machine wanted. A highly effective spy that influenced the war effort in incalculable ways. A riveting book that you should read.