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Tien Nguyen Collection (1911) Finding Aid

Item Number: 19110000000

Scope and Contents

Tien Nguyen's documentary titled The Story of Spirits documents her escape from Vietnam with her father and her three siblings while her mother and unborn sister stayed behind following the fall of Saigon in 1975. The DVD used original materials and dates from 2006.


  • 11 January 2007

Biographical / Historical

Tien Nguyen escaped from Vietnam as a child with her father and three siblings following the fall of Saigon in 1975. She received her B.A. in English Literature from the University of California at Los Angeles and her M.F.A. in screenwriting from the University of Southern California. She is the director, producer, editor, and writer of The Story of Spirits .

Language of Materials


Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
Cold Storage Vault
Moving Images

1911VI2352: The Story of Spirits (DVD)

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Pub Credit Line
19110000000, Tien Nguyen Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 11 Jan 2007 [Updated: 11 Jan 2007]