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  • Nguyen Thai Binh was a South Vietnamese citizen who attended the University of Washington on a U.S. A.I.D. scholarship. While in the United States, he started to protest America’s involvement in his home country of Vietnam. Because of these anti-war sentiments, his scholarship was revoked and he was ordered to return home. On his flight on July 2, 1972, Binh attempted to divert the plane from Saigon to Hanoi as an “act of revenge” against the ... more
    Nguyen Thai Binh was a South Vietnamese citizen who attended the University of Washington on a U.S. A.I.D. scholarship. While in the United States, he started to protest America’s involvement in his home country of Vietnam. Because of these anti-war sentiments, his scholarship was revoked and he was ordered to return home. On his flight on July 2, 1972, Binh attempted to divert the plane from Saigon to Hanoi as an “act of revenge” against the United States government. He was shot and killed on the plane by a retired police officer on board. less
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    Scanned from a print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2013