Hundreds Gather to Celebrate Anniversary of South Vietnam's Defeat

April 30, 2001

Source: Los Angeles Times

On April 30, 2001, the Los Angeles Times reported that "at the Cultural Court in Little Saigon, hundreds mark the 26th anniversary of the fall of South Vietnam. Political and religious leaders took the podium to remember the April 30 surrender of the Saigon Government in 1975 and to call for religious freedom and basic human rights...Local Catholics, Protestants and two Buddhist sects, Hoa Hao and Cao Dai, lit incense at an altar during the program."